skip to content
The origins and development of the English language Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The origins and development of the English language

Author: Thomas Pyles
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., ©1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pyles, Thomas, 1905-
Origins and development of the English language.
New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1964]
(OCoLC)582727735
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Pyles
OCLC Number: 316393
Description: viii, 388 pages : illustration ; 22 cm
Contents: Facts, assumptions, and misconceptions about language --
Letter and sounds: a brief history of writing --
The sounds and spelling of current English --
The backgrounds of English --
The Old English period (449-1100) --
The Middle English period (1100-1500) --
The Modern English period to 1800: sounds and spellings --
The Modern English period to 1800: forms and syntax --
Recent British and American English --
New words from old: coinages and adaptations --
Words and meanings --
Foreign elements in the English word stock.
Responsibility: Thomas Pyles.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/316393> # The origins and development of the English language
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "316393" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197654318#Topic/english_language_history> ; # English language--History
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/420.9/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/910920> ; # English language
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197654318#Topic/engels> ; # Engels
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "1964" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/33244301> ; # Thomas Pyles
    schema:datePublished "1964" ;
    schema:description "Facts, assumptions, and misconceptions about language -- Letter and sounds: a brief history of writing -- The sounds and spelling of current English -- The backgrounds of English -- The Old English period (449-1100) -- The Middle English period (1100-1500) -- The Modern English period to 1800: sounds and spellings -- The Modern English period to 1800: forms and syntax -- Recent British and American English -- New words from old: coinages and adaptations -- Words and meanings -- Foreign elements in the English word stock."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/197654318> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/582727735> ;
    schema:name "The origins and development of the English language"@en ;
    schema:productID "316393" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/316393#PublicationEvent/new_york_harcourt_brace_&_world_inc_1964> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197654318#Agent/harcourt_brace_&_world_inc> ; # Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/316393> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197654318#Agent/harcourt_brace_&_world_inc> # Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/197654318#Topic/english_language_history> # English language--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "English language--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/910920> # English language
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "English language"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/33244301> # Thomas Pyles
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1905" ;
    schema:deathDate "1980" ;
    schema:familyName "Pyles" ;
    schema:givenName "Thomas" ;
    schema:name "Thomas Pyles" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/582727735>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Origins and development of the English language." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/316393> ; # The origins and development of the English language
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.