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An outline history of the English language

Wood, Frederick T.

An outline history of the English language

by Wood, Frederick T.

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- History -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 278-280.

    Statement[by] Frederick T. Wood.
    GenreOutlines, syllabi, etc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1075 .W6 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 305 p.
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5724264M
    ISBN 100333019873
    LC Control Number70444565

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Wells chronicling the history of the world from the origin of the Earth to the First World War. It appeared. English is a West Germanic language that originated from Anglo-Frisian dialects brought to Britain in the mid 5th to 7th centuries AD by Anglo-Saxon migrants from what is now northwest Germany, southern Denmark and the Anglo-Saxons settled in the British Isles from the mid-5th century and came to dominate the bulk of southern Great Britain.

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