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A history of the English language

Author: Albert Croll Baugh; Thomas Cable
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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"Comprehensive and balanced, this classic exploration of the history of the English language combines internal linguistic history and external cultural history from the Middle Ages to the present. Emphasis is on the political, social and cultural forces that affect language. [This text]: includes English Present and Future; Provides a new section on Gender Issues and Linguistic Change in Chapter 10; Includes a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Croll Baugh; Thomas Cable
ISBN: 9780203994634 0203994639 9780415280983 0415280982
OCLC Number: 826516459
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 447 pages) : map
Contents: Chapter 1 English Present and Future --
chapter 2 The Indo-European Family of Languages --
chapter 3 Old English --
chapter 4 Foreign Influences on Old English --
chapter 5 The Norman Conquest and the Subjection of English, 1066-1200 --
chapter 6 The Reestablishment of English, 1200-1500 --
chapter 7 Middle English --
chapter 8 The Renaissance, 1500-1650 --
chapter 9 The Appeal to Authority, 1650-1800 --
chapter 10 The Nineteenth Century and After --
chapter 11 The English Language in America.
Responsibility: Albert C. Baugh, Thomas Cable.
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Combining internal linguistic history and external cultural history since the Middle Ages, this book presents an exploration of the history of the English language. It encourages students to develop  Read more...

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