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The Resource The adventure of English : the biography of a language, Melvyn Bragg

The adventure of English : the biography of a language, Melvyn Bragg

Label
The adventure of English : the biography of a language
Title
The adventure of English
Title remainder
the biography of a language
Statement of responsibility
Melvyn Bragg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bragg, Melvyn
Dewey number
420/.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1075
LC item number
.B66 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
English language
Target audience
adult
Label
The adventure of English : the biography of a language, Melvyn Bragg
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip048/2003019583.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally copyrighted 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-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
  • 32
  • 4
  • Holding On
  • 40
  • 5
  • Speech of Kings
  • 52
  • 6
  • Chaucer
  • 66
  • 1
  • 7
  • God's English
  • 76
  • 8
  • English and the Language of the State
  • 89
  • 9
  • William Tyndale's Bible
  • 99
  • 10
  • Common Tongue
  • A Renaissance of Words
  • 109
  • 11
  • Preparing the Ground
  • 121
  • 12
  • Shakespeare's English
  • 132
  • 13
  • "My America"
  • 1
  • 144
  • 14
  • Wild West Words
  • 161
  • 15
  • Sold Down the River
  • 176
  • 16
  • Mastering the Language
  • 188
  • 2
  • 17
  • Proper Way to Talk
  • 207
  • 18
  • Steam, Streets and Slang
  • 224
  • 19
  • Indian Takeover
  • 236
  • 20
  • Great Escape
  • West Indies
  • 251
  • 21
  • Advance Australia
  • 261
  • 22
  • Warts and All
  • 272
  • 23
  • All Over the World
  • 16
  • 281
  • 24
  • And Now ...?
  • 290
  • 3
  • Conquest
Control code
ocm53013029
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xii, 322 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781559707107
Lccn
2003019583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
420.9 B73 ; P ; XX-N/HQ-EXN ; R904BT1/2004 ; S0305BT2 ; NX0805BT1.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 53013029
  • (Sirsi) 53013029
Label
The adventure of English : the biography of a language, Melvyn Bragg
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip048/2003019583.html
Publication
Note
Originally copyrighted 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-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
  • 32
  • 4
  • Holding On
  • 40
  • 5
  • Speech of Kings
  • 52
  • 6
  • Chaucer
  • 66
  • 1
  • 7
  • God's English
  • 76
  • 8
  • English and the Language of the State
  • 89
  • 9
  • William Tyndale's Bible
  • 99
  • 10
  • Common Tongue
  • A Renaissance of Words
  • 109
  • 11
  • Preparing the Ground
  • 121
  • 12
  • Shakespeare's English
  • 132
  • 13
  • "My America"
  • 1
  • 144
  • 14
  • Wild West Words
  • 161
  • 15
  • Sold Down the River
  • 176
  • 16
  • Mastering the Language
  • 188
  • 2
  • 17
  • Proper Way to Talk
  • 207
  • 18
  • Steam, Streets and Slang
  • 224
  • 19
  • Indian Takeover
  • 236
  • 20
  • Great Escape
  • West Indies
  • 251
  • 21
  • Advance Australia
  • 261
  • 22
  • Warts and All
  • 272
  • 23
  • All Over the World
  • 16
  • 281
  • 24
  • And Now ...?
  • 290
  • 3
  • Conquest
Control code
ocm53013029
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xii, 322 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781559707107
Lccn
2003019583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
420.9 B73 ; P ; XX-N/HQ-EXN ; R904BT1/2004 ; S0305BT2 ; NX0805BT1.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 53013029
  • (Sirsi) 53013029

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