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What is English? And Why Should We Care?

By: Tim William Machan

To find some answers Tim Machan explores the language's present and past, and looks ahead to its futures among the one and a half billion people who speak it. His search is fascinating and important, for definitions of English have influenced education and law in many countries and helped shape the identities of those who live in them.

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Medical Writing in Early Modern English

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This volume provides a new perspective on the evolution of the special language of medicine, based on the electronic corpus of Early Modern English Medical Texts, containing over two million words of medical writing from 1500 to 1700.

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Aaron, Uche
Tense and Aspect in Obolo Grammar & Discourse 1999
Ahland, Michael
Language Death in Mesmes 2010
Anderson, Ronald
Ashéninka Stories of Change 2000
Andrews, Henrietta
The Function of Verb Prefixes in Southwestern Otomi 1993
Arensen, Jonathan
Mice Are Men: Language and Society Among the Murle of Sudan      (Out of Print) 1993
Armagost, James
Comanche Dictionary and Grammar, Second Edition 2012
Aschmann, Richard
Proto Witotoan 1993
Baart, Joan
A Field Manual of Acoustic Phonetics 2010
Baart, Joan
The Sounds and Tones of Kalam Kohistani: with Wordlists and Texts      (Out of Print) 1997
Bachet, Peter
Vitu Grammar Sketch 2006
Bain, M.S.
The Aboriginal-White Encounter: Towards Better Communication      (Out of Print) 1993
Bergli, Agot
Artistic and Rhetorical Patterns in Quechua Legendary Texts 2010
Bickford, J.
Morphology and Syntax: Tools for Analyzing the World's Languages 1998
Bickford, Anita
Articulatory Phonetics, Third Edition : Tools for Analyzing the World's Languages      (Out of Print) 2003
Black, Cheryl
Quiegolani Zapotec Syntax: A Principles and Parameters Account 2000


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