Author:Crystal, David


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Encyclopedia of the English Language

By: Crystal, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 11/9/2009

Seller ID: 9780521401791

ISBN: 0521401798

Condition: USED

English is arguably the nearest thing we have to a world language, and yet it is a language with a wealth of varieties, dialects, and traditions, all developing in different ways and at different speeds. This book is a superbly written and illustrated exploration of the history, structure, and use of English throughout the world. World-renowned linguist and author, David Crystal, explores the many facets and varieties of the English language, bringing life to this large and complex subject. He begins with the origins of English in Anglo-Saxon times and follows the growth of the language to the... View more info