Camb History English Language Vol 5 (Chen #5) (Hardcover)

By Robert Burchfield (Editor)

Cambridge University Press, 9780521264785, 686pp.

Publication Date: November 17, 1994

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/18/2001)
Hardcover (1/27/2000)
Hardcover (8/13/1992)

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Description

Volume 5 of The Cambridge History of the English Language looks at the dialects of England since 1776, the historical development of English in the former Celtic-speaking countries of Scotland, Wales and Ireland, and at varieties of English in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, the Caribbean and South Asia. This unique volume will be welcomed by all those interested in the spread of English around the world.