A History of American English (Longman Linguistics Library)

A History of American English (Longman Linguistics Library)

By: Joey L. Dillard (author)Paperback

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This impressive volume provides a chronological, narrative account of the development of American English from its earliest origins to the present day.

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Contents

On the background of American English; early diversity, levelling and rediversification; the development of Black English; the development of Southern; the early history of the Gulf Corridor; Westward, not without complication; regionalization and deregionalization; deruralization: the small town, the city and the suburbs.

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/03/1992
  • ISBN13: 9780582052963
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780582052963
  • weight: 763
  • ISBN10: 0582052963

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