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A history of the English language

Author: Richard M Hogg; David Denison
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
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The history and development of English, from the earliest known writings to its status today as a dominant world language, is a subject of major importance to linguists and historians. In this authoritative volume, a team of international experts cover the entire recorded history of the language over fifteen centuries.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
History of the English language.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005032565
(OCoLC)62326662
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard M Hogg; David Denison
ISBN: 0511168934 9780511168932 0521662273 9780521662277 0511167997 9780511167997 0511168500 9780511168505 9780511791154 0511791151
OCLC Number: 70273051
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 495 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Overview / David Denison and Richard Hogg --
Phonology and morphology / Roger Lass --
Syntax / Olga Fischer and Wim van der Wurff --
Vocabulary / Dieter Kastovsky --
Standardisation / Terttu Nevalainen and Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade --
Names / Richard Coates --
English in Britain / Richard Hogg --
English in North America / Edward Finegan --
English worldwide / David Crystal.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Hogg and David Denison.
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