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Published: 14 July 2011

352 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199691616

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The Oxford Guide to Etymology

Philip Durkin

  • The best available introduction to the subject
  • First comprehensive account in English
  • Written by the leading expert in the field
  • Illustrated with numerous examples
  • Covers the histories of place and family names
  • Shows the interactions between lingusitic and social change

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