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English: History, Diversity and Change (English Language: Past, Present and Future) Hardcover – May 10, 1996

ISBN-13: 978-0415131179 ISBN-10: 0415131170 Edition: 1st

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Product Details

  • Series: English Language: Past, Present and Future
  • Hardcover: 408 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (May 10, 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415131170
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415131179
  • Product Dimensions: 10.1 x 7.4 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,829,141 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'The editors present a wealth of evidence of the variety and diversity of English's forms and functions. The book is packed with maps, manuscripts, texts, photographs, graphs, all manner of fascinating information about the English language... an excellent, challenging read for anyone interested in the story of English.' - Rebecca Bunting, Spoken English

'The book's colourful, varied contents will no doubt attract students of Linguistics, Literature and everyone interested in the English language. The authors have done an excellent job in providing this well researched material and keeping the jargon to a minimum, thus making it accessible to every reader.' - Language International

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