The Oxford History of English

The Oxford History of English

eBook - 2006
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The Oxford History of English traces the language from its obscure Indo-European roots to its twenty-first century position as the world's first language. It describes the history of English within the British Isles, its changing roles in different places, and its rise to global pre-eminence. Fifteen experts describe the history of English within a chronological framework: they examine written varieties and the spoken language of everyday life; and they consider and. explain changes in words, meanings, grammar, and pronunciation. The book will appeal to everyone with a keen interest in the Eng.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
ISBN: 9781429470384
1429470380
9780199249312
0199249318
9780191530371
0191530379
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 485 pages) : illustrations, maps
Additional Contributors: Mugglestone, Lynda
Alternative Title: History of English

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