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Published: 01 May 2016

144 Pages | 14 b&w halftones

4.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198754275

Bookseller Code (02)

How English Became English

A Short History of a Global Language

Simon Horobin

  • Provides a concise and accessible history of English
  • Engages with key debates concerning issues of correctness, standards, and dialects
  • Investigates the uses of English worldwide
  • Reflects on the future of the English language