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A history of the English language

Author: Albert C Baugh; Thomas Cable
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth edition ; Authorized British editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert C Baugh; Thomas Cable
ISBN: 9780415655965 041565596X
OCLC Number: 812567110
Notes: English language edition, 6th edition published by Pearson, ©2013.
Previous edition: 2002.
Description: xviii, 446 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: English present and future --
The Indo-European family of languages --
Old English --
Foreign influences on Old English --
The Norman Conquest and the subjection of English, 1066-1200 --
The reestablishment of English, 1200-1500 --
Middle English --
The Renaissance, 1500-1630 --
The appeal to authority, 1650-1800 --
The nineteenth and twentieth centuries --
The English language in America --
The twenty-first century --
Appendix A. Specimens of the Middle English dialect --
Appendix B. English spelling.
Responsibility: Albert C. Baugh, Thomas Cable.
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