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The Resource The adventure of English : 500AD to 2000, the biography of a language, Melvyn Bragg

The adventure of English : 500AD to 2000, the biography of a language, Melvyn Bragg

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The adventure of English : 500AD to 2000, the biography of a language
Title
The adventure of English
Title remainder
500AD to 2000, the biography of a language
Statement of responsibility
Melvyn Bragg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
English is understood by around two thousand million people across the world. Yet it was very nearly wiped out in its early years. Melvyn Bragg explores the story of the English language - from its beginnings as a minor Germanic dialect to its position today as a truly established global language
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1939-
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Bragg, Melvyn
Dewey number
  • 420.9
  • 420.9
  • 420.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • English language
  • Languages
Label
The adventure of English : 500AD to 2000, the biography of a language, Melvyn Bragg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 318-327) and index
Control code
9780340829912
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 354 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780340829912
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), facsims. (chiefly col.), ports. (chiefly col.)
Label
The adventure of English : 500AD to 2000, the biography of a language, Melvyn Bragg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 318-327) and index
Control code
9780340829912
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 354 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780340829912
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), facsims. (chiefly col.), ports. (chiefly col.)

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