A History of the English Language   (eBook - Adobe PDF) (eBook)


Albert C Baugh


Thomas Cable

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Praise for the fifth edition:

'The fifth edition of A History of the English Language will continue to be the standard reference work on the history of English.'

Peter Erdmann, Technische University, Berlin, Germany

'Baugh and Cable's classic is still an absolute must for everyone interested in the development of English in its socio-historical context. Revised and updated, this edition continues to provide an engagin biography of a living and dynamic language.'

Ishtla Singh, Kings College, London, UK

A History of the English Language is a comprehensive exploration of the linguistic and cultural development of English, from the Middle Ages to the present day. Revised and updated, the fifth edition continues to provide students with a balanced and up-to-date overview of the subject. The new edition includes:

  • A revised first chapter, 'English present and future'
  • A new section on gender issues and linguistic change
  • Updated material on African-American vernacular English.

Albert C.Baugh was Schelling Memorial Professor at the University of Pennsylvania.

Thomas Cable is Jane and Roland Blumberg Centennial Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin.

'Comprehensive, readable, accessible. An excellent introductory textbook.'  -C Mugglestone, Oxford University
'This second edition of Jonathan Culpeper'  -History of English retains the outstanding features of the first edition - it covers all the topics relevant to a study of the history of English. In addition, the second edition brings with it a new rigour, a fuller and more careful and detailed...

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Title: A History of the English Language
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc;
Author: Albert C Baugh, Thomas Cable
Edition: Ebook 5 , PDF
Language: English




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