Old English and its Closest Relatives: A Survey of the Earliest Germanic Languages

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Taylor & Francis, Jun 19, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 304 pages
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This accessible introductory reference source surveys the linguistic and cultural background of the earliest known Germanic languages and examines their similarities and differences.

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User Review  - Roland - Goodreads

A readable introduction to the early Germanic languages. Unlike a lot of other lingusitics books, this one gives a short history of those who spoke each language before getting into descriptions ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kimo - Goodreads

A great book on the lingustic evolution of the English language. A terrific read....from a linguistic student's point of view... Read full review

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