The Archaeology of English

The Archaeology of English

by Martyn Wakelin


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Most histories of English describe the development of the language without closely examining the evidence for that development. Martyn Wakelin here concentrates on the original materials from which the history can be constructedóthe "archeology" of English. Contents: List of Maps; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Key to Phonetic and Other Symbols; Brief Glossary; Archaeology; The Pre-English Period; Old English (to c. 1150); Middle English (to c. 1475-1500); Early Modern English (to c. 1700); Modern English (to the present day); References and Select Bibliography; Index.^R

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ISBN-13: 9780389208594
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 02/16/1989
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.48(h) x 0.77(d)

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