Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 January 2009

368 Pages

ISBN: 9780199552290

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A Linguistic History of English

From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic

Edited by Donald Ringe

A Linguistic History of English

  • The first book since 1897 to describe how a dialect of Proto-Indo-European developed into Proto-Germanic
  • Written by one of the world's leading scholars in historical linguistics
  • The first volume in a new multi-volume history of English written or co-written by Don Ringe