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LINGUIST List 18.1390

Tue May 08 2007

Books: Historical Ling/Socioling: Graddol, Leith, Swann, Rhys (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Hannah Morales <hannahlinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Francesca Filippelli, Changing English: Graddol, Leith, Swann, Rhys (Eds)


Message 1: Changing English: Graddol, Leith, Swann, Rhys (Eds)
Date: 04-May-2007
From: Francesca Filippelli <francesca.filippellitaylorandfrancis.com>
Subject: Changing English: Graddol, Leith, Swann, Rhys (Eds)


Title: Changing English
Subtitle: Second Edition
Published: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
                http://www.routledge.com/

Book URL: http://www.routledge.com/shopping_cart/products/product_detail.asp?sku=&isbn=9780415376792&parent_id

Editor: David Graddol
Editor: Dick Leith
Editor: Joan Swann
Editor: Martin Rhys
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415376693 Pages: 328 Price: U.S. $ 120.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415376792 Pages: 328 Price: U.S. $ 33.95
Abstract:

Changing English examines the history of English from its origins in the
fifth century to the present day. It focuses on the radical changes that
have taken place in the structure of English over a millennium and a half,
detailing the influences of migration, colonialism and many other
historical, social and cultural phenomena. Expert authors illustrate and
analyze dialects, accents and the shifting styles of individual speakers as
they respond to changing circumstances. The reader is introduced to many
key debates relating to the English language, illustrated by specific
examples of data in context.

Including key material retained from the earlier bestselling book, English:
History, Diversity and Change, this new book has been thoroughly
reorganised and updated with entirely new material. Changing English:

*explains basic concepts, easily located through a comprehensive index

*includes contributions by experts in the field, such as David Crystal,
David Graddol, Dick Leith, Lynda Mugglestone and Joan Swann

*contains a range of source material and commissioned readings to
supplement chapters.

*Changing English makes an essential contribution to the field of English
language studies.

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                            Middle English (enm)
                            Old English (ang)

Written In: English (eng )

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International Pragmatics Assoc. http://www.ipra.be
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
Linguistic Assoc. of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke http://www.lotpublications.nl/
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SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
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