A History of the German Language Through Texts

A History of the German Language Through Texts

By: Christopher Young (author), Thomas Gloning (author)Paperback

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A History of the German Language Through Texts examines the evolution of German, from the Early Medieval period to the present day. Written in a lively and accessible style, the book looks at the history of German through a wide range of texts, from medical, legal and scientific writing to literature, everyday newspapers and adverts. All texts are translated and accompanied by commentaries. The book also offers a glossary of technical terms and abbreviations, a summary of the main changes in each historical period, a guide to reference material, and suggestions for further reading. A History of the German Language Through Texts is essential reading for students of German, Linguistics or Philology.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 09/09/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780415862639
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9780415862639
  • weight: 612
  • ISBN10: 0415862639

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