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The Resource Globish : how the English language became the world's language, Robert McCrum

Globish : how the English language became the world's language, Robert McCrum

Label
Globish : how the English language became the world's language
Title
Globish
Title remainder
how the English language became the world's language
Statement of responsibility
Robert McCrum
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Shows how the language of the Anglo-American imperium has become the world's lingua franca
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCrum, Robert
Dewey number
420.9
Index
index present
Intended audience
1290
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PE1075
LC item number
.M57 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
Target audience
adult
Label
Globish : how the English language became the world's language, Robert McCrum
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [309]-312) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Founders. In the beginning: four invasions and a cultural revolution -- Defeat into victory: the DNA of self-expression -- 'Lighte Englisshe': medieval mass communications -- Eating paper, drinking ink: Shakespeare & Co. -- Pioneers. 'A whole country of English': re-inventing freedom and originality -- 'Common hopes and common dreams': lighting out for the territory -- 'The audacity of hope': from slavery to redemption -- Popularisers. Rule, Britannia!: How England became British -- East, in a western voice: the People's Empire -- 'At the top of the world': the imperial swan song -- Modernisers. 'A willingness of the heart': the American century I -- 'The unity of the English-speaking people': the American century II -- 'The world at your fingertips': from Google to globish, 1989-2009 -- Globalisers. One world, one dream: 'Conquer English to make China strong' -- 'Virtually running America': India, the Far East and beyond
Control code
ocn449865192
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 331 pages
Isbn
9780393062557
Lccn
2010008157
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
420.9 M138G ; P ; XX-N ; NX1005BT ; Loaded for NextReads Newsletter.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 449865192
  • (OCoLC)449865192
Label
Globish : how the English language became the world's language, Robert McCrum
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [309]-312) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Founders. In the beginning: four invasions and a cultural revolution -- Defeat into victory: the DNA of self-expression -- 'Lighte Englisshe': medieval mass communications -- Eating paper, drinking ink: Shakespeare & Co. -- Pioneers. 'A whole country of English': re-inventing freedom and originality -- 'Common hopes and common dreams': lighting out for the territory -- 'The audacity of hope': from slavery to redemption -- Popularisers. Rule, Britannia!: How England became British -- East, in a western voice: the People's Empire -- 'At the top of the world': the imperial swan song -- Modernisers. 'A willingness of the heart': the American century I -- 'The unity of the English-speaking people': the American century II -- 'The world at your fingertips': from Google to globish, 1989-2009 -- Globalisers. One world, one dream: 'Conquer English to make China strong' -- 'Virtually running America': India, the Far East and beyond
Control code
ocn449865192
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 331 pages
Isbn
9780393062557
Lccn
2010008157
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
420.9 M138G ; P ; XX-N ; NX1005BT ; Loaded for NextReads Newsletter.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 449865192
  • (OCoLC)449865192

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