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The Adventure of English: The Biography Of A Language

 
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A fascinating book describing the evolution of the English language.
The book starts brilliantly and the first half of the book is completely absorbing. - Bragg deals with the development of the English language with great style and insight covering topics like:


Chapter 01 - The Common Tongue
Chapter 02 - The Great Escape
Chapter 03 Ц Conquest
Chapter 04 - Calling On
Chapter 05 - The Speech Of Kings
Chapter 06 Ц Chaucer
Chapter 07 - God's English
Chapter 08 - English And The Language Of The State
Chapter 09 - William Tyndale's Bible
Chapter 10 - The Renaissance Of Words
Chapter 11 - Preparing The Ground
Chapter 12 - Shakespeare's English
Chapter 13 - My America
Chapter 14 - Wild West Words
Chapter 15 - Soul Down The River
Chapter 16 - Mastering The Language
Chapter 17 - The Proper Way To Talk
Chapter 18 - Steam, Streets, And Slang
Chapter 19 - Indian Takeover
Chapter 20 - The West Indies
Chapter 21 - Advance Australia
Chapter 22 - Warts And All
Chapter 23 - All Over The World
Chapter 24 - And Now

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