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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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Les Éditions Lambert-Lucas ont été créées par Marc Lambert Arabyan et Geneviève Lucas à l’initiative d’une dizaine de professeurs universitaires spécialistes des sciences du langage (Michel Arrivé, de Paris X ; Éric Beaumatin, de Paris IV ; Frédéric François, de Paris V ; Brigitte Garcia, de Paris VIII ; Jean-François Jeandillou, de Paris X ; André Joly, de Paris IV ; Jean-Pierre Kaminker, de Perpignan ; Robert Lafont, de Montpellier III ; Vincent Lucci, de Grenoble III ; Mary-Annick Morel, de Paris III), dans le but de rééditer des classiques de la linguistique (Bréal, Whitney, Guillaume, Darmesteter, Meillet…) et d’éditer des thèses et des actes de colloques. De nombreux autres collègues les ont depuis rejoints, qui animent une vingtaine de collections.