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How English became English : a short history of a global language / Simon Horobin.

Horobin, Simon, (author.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 420.9 HOR (Text) 78551000527488 Non-Fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 420.9 HOR (Text) 31951004113640 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 420.9 HOROBIN (Text) 33946003114373 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780198754275
  • ISBN: 0198754272
  • Physical Description: xii, 175 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-170) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is English? -- Origins -- Authorities -- Standards -- Varieties -- Global Englishes -- Why do we care?
Summary, etc.:
"Simon Horobin investigates the evolution of the English language, examining how the language continues to adapt even today, as English continues to find new speakers and new uses. Engaging with contemporary concerns about correctness, Horobin considers whether such changes are improvements--or evidence of slipping standards"
Subject: English language > History.

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