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A history of the English language

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Praise for the fifth edition:
'The fifth edition of A History of the English Language will continue to be the standard reference work on the history of English.'
Peter Erdmann, Technische University, Berlin, Germany
'Baugh and Cable's classic is still an absolute must for everyone interested in the development of English in its socio-historical context. Revised and updated, this edition continues to provide an engagin biography of a living and dynamic language.'
Ishtla Singh, Kings College, London, UK
 
A History of the English Language is a comprehensive exploration of the linguistic and cultural development of English, from the Middle Ages to the present day. Revised and updated, the fifth edition continues to provide students with a balanced and up-to-date overview of the subject. The new edition includes:

A revised first chapter, 'English present and future'
A new section on gender issues and linguistic change
Updated material on African-American vernacular English.
Albert C.Baugh was Schelling Memorial Professor at the University of Pennsylvania.
Thomas Cable is Jane and Roland Blumberg Centennial Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin.
 
 

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Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
235x159x34
EAN-13:
9780415280990
Edition:
5th Edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780415280990
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
447
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis

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Praise for the fifth edition:
'The fifth edition of A History of the English Language will continue to be the standard reference work on the history of English.'
Peter Erdmann, Technische University, Berlin, Germany
'Baugh and Cable's classic is still an absolute must for everyone interested in the development of English in its socio-historical context. Revised and updated, this edition continues to provide an engagin biography of a living and dynamic language.'
Ishtla Singh, Kings College, London, UK
 
A History of the English Language is a comprehensive exploration of the linguistic and cultural development of English, from the Middle Ages to the present day. Revised and updated, the fifth edition continues to provide students with a balanced and up-to-date overview of the subject. The new edition includes:

A revised first chapter, 'English present and future'
A new section on gender issues and linguistic change
Updated material on African-American vernacular English.
Albert C.Baugh was Schelling Memorial Professor at the University of Pennsylvania.
Thomas Cable is Jane and Roland Blumberg Centennial Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin.
 
 

Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
235x159x34
EAN-13:
9780415280990
Edition:
5th Edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780415280990
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
447
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis

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