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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

Edited by Irma Taavitsainen and Paivi Pahta

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.

Muurrbay Aboriginal Language and Culture Co-operative Ltd.

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Harkins, Jean
Lissarrague, Amanda
Handbook of Aboriginal Languages of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory 2008
Lissarrague, Amanda
A Salvage Grammar and Wordlist of the Language from the Hunter River and Lake Macquarie 2006
Morelli, Steve
Gumbaynggirr Bijaarr Jandaygam, Ngaawa Gugaarrigam : Gumbaynggirr Dictionary & Learner's Grammar 2008
Wafer, Jim
Handbook of Aboriginal Languages of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory 2008

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