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Cambridge History of the English Language Volume 5, English in Britain and Overseas: Origins and Development (Robert Burchfield (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Cambridge University Press, 1995) 9780521264785
Cambridge History of the English Language Volume 5, English in Britain and Overseas: Origins and Development (Robert Burchfield (ed)) Hardcover Book, (Cambridge University Press, 1995) 9780521264785
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Title: The Cambridge History of the English Language Volume 5, English in Britain and Overseas: Origins and Development

Author: Burchfield, Robert (ed)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 1995

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780521264785

Volumes: 1; Pages: 685

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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.ContentsGeneral editor's preface; Volume editor's preface1. Introduction Robert BurchfieldPart I. Regional Varieties Of English In Great Britain and Ireland2. English in Scotland J. Derrick McClure3. English in Wales Alan R. Thomas4. English in Ireland Jeffrey L. Kallen5. The dialects of England since 1776 Ossi IhalainenPart II. English Overseas6. English in Australia George W. Turner7. English in the Caribbean John A. Holm8. English in New Zealand Laurie Bauer9. English in South Africa William Branford10. English in South Asia Braj B. KachruGlossary of linguistic termsBibliographyIndexContributorsLaurie Bauer, William Branford, Robert Burchfield, John A. Holm, Ossi Ihalainen, Braj B. Kachru, Jeffrey L. Kallen, J. Derrick McClure, Alan R. Thomas, George W. Turner
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