A History of the English Language
This book is a comprehensive exploration of the linguistic and cultural development of English, from the Middle Ages to the present day. The book provides students with a balanced and up-to-date overview of the history of the language.
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Review: A History of the English LanguageUser Review - Clay - Goodreads
As textbooks go, this was a pretty good read -- though I confess I skipped the lists of words borrowed from specific languages or areas. "A History of the English Language" is also a bit dated, but ... Read full review
Review: A History of the English LanguageUser Review - sologdin - Goodreads
good stuff. suitable for an undergraduate course. works through the basic periodizations with rigor. Read full review