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The Resource The Oxford history of English, edited by Lynda Mugglestone

The Oxford history of English, edited by Lynda Mugglestone

Label
The Oxford history of English
Title
The Oxford history of English
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lynda Mugglestone
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Lynda Mugglestone's hugely popular The Oxford History of English is now updated and entirely reset in a new edition featuring David Crystal's new take on the future of English in the wider world. In accounts made vivid with examples from a vast range of documentary evidence that includes letters, diaries, and private records, fifteen scholars trace the history of English from its ancient Indo-European origins to the present. They cover the language's versions, written and spoken, revel in its rich variety over fifteen centuries, and chart its varied progress nationally, regionally, and throughout the world. With scholarship at once impeccable and approachable, the authors describe and explain the constantly changing sounds, words, meanings, and grammar of English. This is a book for everyone interested in the language, present and past."--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
COO
Dewey number
420.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1075
LC item number
.O97 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mugglestone, Lynda
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
English language
Label
The Oxford history of English, edited by Lynda Mugglestone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 530-578) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
827780247
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Updated Edition.
Extent
xii, 600 pages
Isbn
9780199660162
Lccn
2012454708
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)827780247
Label
The Oxford history of English, edited by Lynda Mugglestone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 530-578) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
827780247
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Updated Edition.
Extent
xii, 600 pages
Isbn
9780199660162
Lccn
2012454708
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)827780247

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