The Adventure of English
The Biography of A LanguageBook - 2003
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
Branch Call Number: 420.9 B7305a 2003
Characteristics: 322 p. : col. illus.; 25 cm