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This practical course book explores the development of the language from Old English to the establishment of Standard English. This third edition has been expanded to provide further background information, with a supplementary website and new sections to outline the development of writing hands and provide a brief introduction to palaeography.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403998804
ISBN-10: 1403998809
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 6-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Dennis Freeborn

DENNIS FREEBORN was Head of Language Studies at the College of Ripon and York St. John, UK, until 1984, and was Chief Examiner in English Language Studies for the London University Schools Examinations Board. He is the author of A Course Book in English Grammar and Varieties of English, both also published by Palgrave Macmillan.

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