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The Adventure Of English

Pub Date : 2011-04-01 | Author : Melvyn Bragg | Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9781628720242
ISBN 13 : 1628720247

Here is the riveting story of the English language, from its humble beginnings as a regional dialect to its current preeminence as the one global language, spoken by more than two ..

The Adventure Of English

Pub Date : 2011-04-01 | Author : Melvyn Bragg | Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9781611450071
ISBN 13 : 1611450071

A history of the English language traces its evolution from a Germanic dialect around 500 A.D. to its modern form, noting the influence of such groups and individuals as early Angl..

The Adventure Of English

Pub Date : 2006-09-14 | Author : Melvyn Bragg | Publisher : Arcade Publishing

ISBN 10 : 1559707844
ISBN 13 : 9781559707848

A history of the English language traces its evolution from a gutteral Germanic dialect around 500 A.D. to its modern global form, noting the influence of such groups and individua..

Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue

Pub Date : 2009-10-01 | Author : John McWhorter | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781592404940
ISBN 13 : 1592404944

A survey of the English language's usage mysteries considers the ways in which English developed and how it may reflect cultural values, in a reference that covers such topics as C..

The Story Of English

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Robert McCrum | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0571275087
ISBN 13 : 9780571275083

From the author of Globish, a new edition of the acclaimed history of the English language...

The Book Of Books

Pub Date : 2011-09-01 | Author : Melvyn Bragg | Publisher : Counterpoint Press

ISBN 10 : 9781582438443
ISBN 13 : 1582438447

The King James Bible has often been called the “Book of Books,” both in itself and in what it stands for. Since its publication in 1611, it has been the best-selling book in th..

The History Of English

Pub Date : 2012-03-15 | Author : Stephan Gramley | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136592683
ISBN 13 : 1136592687

The History of English: An Introduction provides a chronological analysis of the linguistic, social, and cultural development of the English language from before its establishment ..