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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 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 ..

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...

Adventure Of A Lifetime

Pub Date : 2013-12-03 | Author : Ravina Thakkar | Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9781402269158
ISBN 13 : 1402269153

What happens when the story comes to life? Nine-year-old Betty Hilmar thinks her life couldn't possibly be more boring. That's why she's always reading her favorite book, Amber the..