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In five parts, on founders, pioneers, popularizers, modernizers and globalizers, McCrum tells the story of the English language and its extraordinary development, by virtue of 'an idiosyncratic mixture of splendid isolation and humiliating foreign occupation', from its origins with the Angles in Denmark, through centuries of exportation to colonies around the world, to the age of cyber-democracy and the internet, where 80 per cent of webpages are in English or versions of English.

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How the English Language Became the World's Language

Norton2010

Hardback344pp

9780393062557     Product Code: 224996

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In five parts, on founders, pioneers, popularizers, modernizers and globalizers, McCrum tells the story of the English language and its extraordinary development, by virtue of 'an idiosyncratic mixture of splendid isolation and humiliating foreign occupation', from its origins with the Angles in Denmark, through centuries of exportation to colonies around the world, to the age of cyber-democracy and the internet, where 80 per cent of webpages are in English or versions of English.

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