A history of the English language

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Macmillan, 1996 - History - 382 pages
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This introduction to the history of the English language covers changes in phonology, vocabulary and syntax, and offers close analyses of individual texts of English from a wide range of periods. A useful appendix gives definitions of technical terms.

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Contents

What is a History of English?
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Background Survey
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Before Alfred
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Copyright

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Common terms and phrases

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