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ISBN: 0713997524 / ISBN-13: 9780713997521

The Stories of English

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  • The Stories of English (Allen Lane) – Hardcover (2004)
    by David Crystal

    The Stories of English

    Hardcover, Allen Lane
    2004
    592 pages

    ISBN: 0713997524
    ISBN-13: 9780713997521

    The English language is now accepted as the global lingua franca of the modern age, spoken or written in by over a quarter of the human race. But how did it evolve? How did a language spoken originally by a few thousand Anglo-Saxons become one used by more than 1,500 million? What developments can be seen as we move from Beowulf to Chaucer to Shakespeare to Dickens and the present day? A host of fascinating questions are answered in The Stories of English ? a groundbreaking history of the language by David Crystal, the ... Show more

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