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The Stories of English - Crystal, David, Professor

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 ... Read More

The Stories of English 2005, Overlook Press

ISBN-13: 9781585677191

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The Stories of English 2005, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141015934

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The Stories of English 2004, Overlook Press

ISBN-13: 9781585676019

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The Stories of English 2004, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780713997521

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