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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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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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Garavelli, Enrico (Editor)
Atti del VII Congresso degli Italianisti Scandinavi. 2005
 
Härmä, Juhani (Editor)
Dialogic Language Use. Dimensions du dialogisme. Dialogischer Sprachgebrauch. 2006
 
Hintikka, Marianna (Editor)
Kahlas-Tarkka, Leena (Editor)
Change in Meaning and the Meaning of Change 2007
 
Korhonen, Jarmo (Editor)
Dialogic Language Use. Dimensions du dialogisme. Dialogischer Sprachgebrauch. 2006
 
Laitinen, Mikko
Agreement Patterns in English : Diachronic Corpus Studies on Common-Number Pronouns 2007
 
Lehtinen, Mari
La contextualisation du discours radiophonique par des moyens prosodiques : L'exemple de cinq grands philosophes français du XXe siècle 2008
 
McConchie, Roderick (Editor)
Rissanen, Matti (Editor)
Change in Meaning and the Meaning of Change 2007
 
Sairio, Anni
Language and Letters of the Bluestocking Network : Sociolinguistic Issues in Eighteenth-Century Epistolary English 2009
 
Suomela-Härmä, Elina (Editor)
Atti del VII Congresso degli Italianisti Scandinavi. 2005
 
Taavitsainen, Irma (Editor)
Dialogic Language Use. Dimensions du dialogisme. Dialogischer Sprachgebrauch. 2006
 
Valtonen, Irmeli
The North in the Old English Orosius : A Geographical Narrative in Context 2008
 

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