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Higher Education


Laurel J. Brinton and Leslie K. Arnovick

The English Language: A Linguistic History, Third Edition

ISBN 13: 9780199019151

About the Book

The English Language is an essential survey of the development of the language from its Indo-European past to the present day. Now in a third edition, this text offers enhanced discussion of the socio-historical and cultural contexts of the English language, new approaches to the history of English, and an anthology of specimen texts from the four major periods of English: Old, Middle, Early Modern, and Modern.

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