A History of the English Language

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Routledge, 1993 - English language - 444 pages
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This book is a comprehensive exploration of the linguistic and cultural development of English, from the Middle Ages to the present day. The book provides students with a balanced and up-to-date overview of the history of the language.

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User Review  - Clay - Goodreads

As textbooks go, this was a pretty good read -- though I confess I skipped the lists of words borrowed from specific languages or areas. "A History of the English Language" is also a bit dated, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - sologdin - Goodreads

good stuff. suitable for an undergraduate course. works through the basic periodizations with rigor. Read full review

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