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ISBN: 0571143105 / ISBN-13: 9780571143108

The Story of English

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  • The Story of English (Faber & Faber) – Hardcover (1992)
    by Robert McCrum, William Cran, Robert MacNeil

    The Story of English
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    Hardcover, Faber & Faber
    1992
    2nd Revised edition. Revised.
    544 pages

    ISBN: 0571143105
    ISBN-13: 9780571143108

    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 than any other language in history, English has become a global phenomenon. Based on the award-winning BBC TV series of the same name, this book tells the story of the English ... Show more

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