The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language

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Cambridge University Press, 4 ago. 2003 - 499 páginas
Rarely has a book so packed with accurate and well researched factual information been so widely read and popularly acclaimed. This Second Edition of The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language has been fully revised for a new generation of language-lovers. The book is longer and includes extensive new material on world English and Internet English, in addition to completely updated statistics, further reading suggestions and other references. First Edition Hb (1995): 0-521-40179-8 First Edition Pb (1997): 0-521-59655-6 David Crystal is a leading authority on language, and author of many books, including most recently Shakespeare's Words (Penguin, 2002), Language and the Internet (Cambridge, 2001) and Language Death (Cambridge, 2000). An internationally renowned writer, journal editor, lecturer and broadcaster, he received an Order of the British Empire in 1995 for his services to the English language.

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David Crystal is/was the specialist of the English language in most of its forms and changes. This is a comprehensive encyclopedia on the English Language and highly recommended. Leer reseña completa

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I have only read the history of English Language "Old English" and "Middle English" sections and they are very good. It is a great companion so far to someone studying the history of English ... Leer reseña completa

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David Crystal is one of the world's foremost authorities on language.

David Crystal is one of the world's foremost authorities on language.

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