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Language: history & general works

Paperback. Two thousand years ago English was confined to a handful of savage tribes on the shores of north-west Europe; and now, in one form or another, it is spoken by a billion people around the world. This title offers a tale of the origins and development of the English language. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX; CFF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 144 x 195 x 33. Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Number of pages
496
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571275083
ISBN
9780571275083
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.04

Paperback. Discover the many twists and turns through history that led to the language, accents and turns of phrase which make up modern English Illustrator(s): Appleby, Barrie. Num Pages: 256 pages, 73. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 2AB; CBX; CFFD; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445663821
ISBN
9781445663821
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 17.03

Hardback. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198791096
ISBN
9780198791096
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.60

Paperback. Editor(s): Seargeant, Philip; Swann, Joan. Series: Worlds of English. Num Pages: 416 pages, 20 colour tables, 30 colour illustrations, 30 colour line drawings. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 244 x 191 x 21. Weight in Grams: 924.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
416
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415674218
ISBN
9780415674218
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 51.61

Paperback. The King James Bible has contributed more to English than any other source. In this enlightening book David Crystal asks why. He looks at how its words have been given new life by poets, playwrights, novelists, politicians, journalists, advertisers, film-makers, hip-hop artists, and many others. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX; HRCG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 193 x 17. Weight in Grams: 406.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199695188
ISBN
9780199695188
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.32

Paperback. The first comprehensive study of how the phonology and grammar of ancient Egyptian changed over four millennia of language history. Num Pages: 266 pages. BIC Classification: 2CXG; CBX; CFF; CFLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 156 x 13. Weight in Grams: 446.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
266
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107664678
ISBN
9781107664678
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 38.29

Paperback. Journey into the history of English and discover how words have been absorbed into our language to make it what it is today Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 128 x 29. Weight in Grams: 282.
Publisher
John Murray
Number of pages
448
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719564550
ISBN
9780719564550
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.48

Paperback. The extraordinary story of the development and spread of the English language, from Dark Age Britain to the age of the Internet. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 138 x 25. Weight in Grams: 212.
Publisher
Quercus Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
332
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857383280
ISBN
9780857383280
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.99

Paperback. .
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
8th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781444183092
ISBN
9781444183092
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 62.52

Paperback. .
Publisher
Icon Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785781728
ISBN
9781785781728
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.00

Paperback. A humorous, trenchant and fascinating examination of how Western culture's taboo words have evolved over the millennia. Num Pages: 336 pages, 17 b&w illus. BIC Classification: CBX; CFD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780190491680
ISBN
9780190491680
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 13.77

Paperback. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198729136
ISBN
9780198729136
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.59

Paperback. .
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415835329
ISBN
9780415835329
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 55.24

Paperback. .
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141038568
ISBN
9780141038568
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 16.22

Paperback. "This is an excellent, accessible introduction to writing's origins and development; Powell's jargon-free exposition clarifies many important issues in a way that specialist discussions have rarely achieved to date. Num Pages: 296 pages, Illustrations, maps, music. BIC Classification: 2AHA; CBX; CFLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 132 x 16. Weight in Grams: 376.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United States
Number of pages
296
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781118255322
ISBN
9781118255322
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 38.18

Hardcover. Num Pages: 160 pages, 10 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX; WHX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 205 x 142 x 20. Weight in Grams: 324. Some light shelf wear, else as new
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Portico
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
SKU
KRA0009894
ISBN
9781907554858
Hardback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.99

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX; CFA; WHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 13. Weight in Grams: 170.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141978970
ISBN
9780141978970
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.46

Paperback. Dictionaries are far more than works which list the words and meanings of a language. In this Very Short Introduction Lynda Mugglestone takes a look at how dictionaries are made, considering how they reflect the dominant social and cultural assumptions of the time in which they were written. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 160 pages, 18 black and and white halftones. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX; CFM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 153 x 175 x 9. Weight in Grams: 126.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199573790
ISBN
9780199573790
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.51

Paperback. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780190665043
ISBN
9780190665043
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 13.77

Paperback. A fascinating look at the meanings and origins of the many colourful foreign phrases we use every day. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CBX; WZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 154.
Publisher
Michael O´Mara Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782434320
ISBN
9781782434320
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 8.99
€ 8.87

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