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From Old English to Standard English A Course Book in Language Variations Across Time (Studies in English Language) by Dennis Freeborn

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historical & comparative linguistics,
  • Problems, exercises, etc,
  • English Language History,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • English,
  • Language,
  • Standardization,
  • Linguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics,
  • English language,
  • History,
  • Variation

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8401450M
ISBN 101403998809
ISBN 109781403998804

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