The Adventure of English

The Adventure of English

The Biography of A Language

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A history of the English language traces its evolution from a Germanic dialect around 500 A.D. to its modern form, noting the influence of such groups and individuals as early Anglo-Saxon tribes, Alfred the Great, and William Shakespeare.
Publisher: New York : Arcade Pub. : Distributed by AOL Time Warner Book Group, c2003
Edition: First U.S. ed
ISBN: 9781559707107
Branch Call Number: 420.9 B7305a 2003
Characteristics: 322 p. : col. illus.; 25 cm


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Mar 09, 2017

I am really loving this book! If you like languages, history, and sociology, you may love this melange of the three. Endlessly interesting. I'm going to take out the DVD now; can't wait to watch it.


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