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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.

Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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Ahern, Aoife (Editor)
Procedural Meaning Problems and Perspectives 2011
Barbiers, Sjef (Editor)
Microvariation in Syntactic Doubling 2008
Barth-Weingarten, Dagmar (Editor)
Where Prosody Meets Pragmatics 2010
Bäuerle, Rainer (Editor)
Presuppositions and Discourse : Essays Offered to Hans Kamp 2010
Bhatia, Tej (Editor)
The New Handbook of Second Language Acquisition : 2nd Revised edition 2009
Butler, Alastair
The Semantics of Grammatical Dependencies 2010
Dehé, Nicole (Editor)
Where Prosody Meets Pragmatics 2010
Escandell-Vidal, Victoria (Editor)
Procedural Meaning Problems and Perspectives 2011
Fraser, Bruce (Editor)
Language in Life, and a Life in Language : Jacob Mey, A Festschrift 2009
Hartmann, Jutta (Editor)
Hegedus, Veronika (Editor)
Sounds of Silence : Empty Elements in Syntax and Phonology 2007
Howell, Peter
Signals and Systems for Speech and Hearing : Second Edition 2010
Kalenbock, Gunther (Editor)
New Approaches to Hedging 2010
Koeneman, Olaf (Editor)
Lekakou, Marika (Editor)
Microvariation in Syntactic Doubling 2008
Leonetti, Manuel (Editor)
Procedural Meaning Problems and Perspectives 2011
Matthewson, Lisa (Editor)
Quantification: A Cross-Linguistic Perspective : North-Holland Linguistic Series: Linguistic Variations 2008


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