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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 2 edition (29 Mar. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1107693934
  • ISBN-13: 978-1107693937
  • Product Dimensions: 13.8 x 1.8 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars 6 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 331,229 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'A clear, readable introduction to language … the layers of vocabulary are dealt with brilliantly …' Good Book Guide

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This bestselling text by Charles Barber, with updating contributions from Joan C. Beal and Philip A. Shaw, recounts the history of the English language from its remote ancestry to the present day.

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