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A history of the English language

Author: Richard M Hogg; David Denison
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge Univ. Press 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. paperback edView all editions and formats

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 book a  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard M Hogg; David Denison
ISBN: 9780521717991 052171799X 0521662273 9780521662277
OCLC Number: 254376105
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 445 - 478
Hier auch später erschienene, unveränderte Nachdrucke
Description: XIII, 495 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten
Contents: 1. Overview David Denison and Richard Hogg; 2. Phonology and morphology Roger Lass; 3. Syntax Olga Fischer and Wim van der Wurff; 4. Vocabulary Dieter Kastovsky; 5. Standardization Terttu Nevalainen and Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade; 6. Names Richard Coates; 7. English in Britain Richard Hogg; 8. English in North America Edward Finegan; 9. English worldwide David Crystal.
Responsibility: ed. by Richard Hogg and David Denison


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