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ISBN-13 9780205238101ISBN-10 0205238106
ISBN-10 0205229395ISBN-13 9780205229390
Author(s): Albert C. Baugh; Thomas Cable
Publisher: Longman
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 464

Comprehensive and balanced, this classic exploration of the history of the English language combines internal linguistic history and external cultural history—from the Middle Ages to the present. Students are encouraged to develop both an understanding of present-day English and an enlightened attitude toward questions affecting the language today.