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Published by Prentice Hall College Div .
Written in English


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Number of Pages464
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Open LibraryOL7341361M
ISBN 10013395708X
ISBN 109780133957082

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A new edition of this comprehensive guide to the history of the English language. The book contains carefully chosen extracts to illustrate the development of English, looking particularly at the stylistic and dialectical variety of English/5. In overall very good condition, blue cloth boards, with silver titles to spine, are slightly tanned to spine and corners a little rounded. Binding tight, no annotations - owners name to ffep; text clean and clear throughout. Fascinating history of how the English language developed. Seller Inventory # 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 team of international experts cover the entire recorded history of the English language, outlining its development over fifteen centuries. (PDF) A History of the English Language by Albert and Thom | nami ZD - is a platform for academics to share research papers.

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