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Published: 15 February 2009

312 Pages

ISBN: 9780199232123

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Language Anxiety

Conflict and Change in the History of English

Tim William Machan

  • First history of the causes and effects of anxiousness about language change
  • Ranges through literature, politics, and history
  • Moves from Alfred the Great to the internet
  • Covers varieties of English all over the world
  • Relates to current discussions of rights, national identity, educational standards, etc.
  • Combines scholarship and learning with an engaging style

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