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The The Cambridge History of the English Language : The Cambridge History of the English Language English in Britain and Overseas, Origins and Development v. 5 - Robert W. Burchfield

The The Cambridge History of the English Language

The Cambridge History of the English Language English in Britain and Overseas, Origins and Development v. 5

By: Robert W. Burchfield (Editor)

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Published: 28th April 2015
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Volume 5 of The Cambridge History of the English Language looks at the dialects of England since 1776, the historical development of English in the former Celtic-speaking countries of Scotland, Wales and Ireland, and at varieties of English in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, the Caribbean and South Asia. This unique volume will be welcomed by all those interested in the spread of English around the world.

'A distinguished team of contributors...much to admire. This handsome volume is an indispensable work of reference.' John Honey, Times Higher Education Supplement

General editorG++s preface
Volume editorG++s preface
Introduction
Regional Varieties Of English In Great Britain and Ireland
English in Scotland
English in Wales
English in Ireland
The dialects of England since 1776
English Overseas
English in Australia
English in the Caribbean
English in New Zealand
English in South Africa
English in South Asia
Glossary of linguistic terms
Bibliography
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521264785
ISBN-10: 0521264782
Series: The Cambridge History of the English Language 6 Volume Hardback Set : Book 5
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 686
Published: 28th April 2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 6.9
Weight (kg): 1.38