The English Language: A Historical Introduction covers the history of the English language from its prehistoric Indo-European origins to the present day. This new edition of the bestseller by Charles Barber tells the story of the language from its remote ancestry to the present day. Charles Barber was formerly Reader in English Language and Literature at the University of Leeds. Joan C. Beal is Professor of English Language in the. Where does today's English come from? This book describes the nature of language and language change, and presents a history of the English language from.
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The English Language has ratings and 20 reviews. Christopher said: THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: A Historical Introduction aims to cover the development of . Get this from a library! The English language: a historical introduction. [Charles Laurence Barber; Joan C Beal; Philip A Shaw] -- This new edition tells the story. not now widely accepted by historical linguists. Who were the Indo-Europeans? The Indo-European family of languages, with its numerous branches and its.