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A Social History of English

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A Social History of English by Dick Leith
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This history of the English language utilizes the techniques, insights and concerns of sociolinguistics. Written in a non-technical way, it takes into account standardization, pidginization, bi- and multilingualism, the issues of language maintenance and language loyalty, and linguistic variation. Fully revised, this edition includes: updated information about "New Englishes" across the world; a chapter entitled "A Critical Linguistic History of English Texts"; and a topics for further study. It should be of interest to students of sociolinguistics, English language, history and cultural studies.
Release date NZ
June 5th, 1997
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd New edition
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
312
Dimensions
140x216x24
ISBN-13
9780415097970
Product ID
2250730

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