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Mother Tongue: English & How It Got That Way

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Book News Annotation:

A history of the English language written in a non-technical manner for a general audience. Bryson begins with language's Neanderthal origins and goes on the describe the key people and events that have shaped English into its modern form and character.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-255) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780688078959
Subtitle:
(English & how it got that way )
Publisher:
W. Morrow
Location:
New York :
Subject:
English language
Subject:
English language -- History.
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
9264
Publication Date:
c1990
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
270 p.

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History and Social Science » Anthropology » Linguistics
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Reference » Words Phrases and Language

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