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This text examines the origins and development of the English language. 2000 years ago, English was confined to a handful of savage tribes on the shores of north-west Europe. Today, in one form or another, it is spoken by a billion people around the world, of whom 350 million use it as their mother tongue. More widely scattered, written and spoken ... Read More

The Story of English 2011, Faber & Faber, London

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The Story of English 1992, Penguin Books

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The Story of English 1992, Nelson Thornes Ltd, Oxford

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The Story of English 1987, Faber & Faber, London

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The Story of English 1986, Viking Books, New York, NY

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Story of English 1986, BBC Books, London

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Story of English (Revised Edit Faber & Faber, London

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