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The Resource English in its social contexts: essays in historical sociolinguistics

English in its social contexts: essays in historical sociolinguistics

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English in its social contexts: essays in historical sociolinguistics
Title
English in its social contexts: essays in historical sociolinguistics
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UkLiU
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1932-
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  • Machan, Tim William
  • Scott, Charles T.
Series statement
Oxford studies in sociolinguistics
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  • English language
  • English language
  • Sociolinguistics
Label
English in its social contexts: essays in historical sociolinguistics
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sociolinguistics, language change, and the history of English / Charles T. Scott and Tim William Machan -- The social and political contexts of language change in Anglo-Saxon England / Thomas E. Toon -- The use of English: language contact, dialect variation, and written standardisation during the Middle English period / Jeremy J. Smith -- "O! When degree is shak'd": sixteenth-century anticipations of some modern attitudes toward usage / Joseph M. Williams -- Style and standardization in England: 1700-1900 / Edward Finegan -- The Mayflower to the Model-T: the development of American English / Craig M. Carver -- Sociolinguistic attitudes and issues in contemporary Britain / John Algeo -- A polyphony of voices: the dialectics of linguistic diversity and unity in the twentieth-century United States / Judith Rodby -- Social contexts in the history of Australian English / John Gunn -- The second diaspora of English / Braj B. Kachru -- English: from village to global village / Suzanne Romaine
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 268 pages
Isbn
9780195065008
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
English in its social contexts: essays in historical sociolinguistics
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sociolinguistics, language change, and the history of English / Charles T. Scott and Tim William Machan -- The social and political contexts of language change in Anglo-Saxon England / Thomas E. Toon -- The use of English: language contact, dialect variation, and written standardisation during the Middle English period / Jeremy J. Smith -- "O! When degree is shak'd": sixteenth-century anticipations of some modern attitudes toward usage / Joseph M. Williams -- Style and standardization in England: 1700-1900 / Edward Finegan -- The Mayflower to the Model-T: the development of American English / Craig M. Carver -- Sociolinguistic attitudes and issues in contemporary Britain / John Algeo -- A polyphony of voices: the dialectics of linguistic diversity and unity in the twentieth-century United States / Judith Rodby -- Social contexts in the history of Australian English / John Gunn -- The second diaspora of English / Braj B. Kachru -- English: from village to global village / Suzanne Romaine
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 268 pages
Isbn
9780195065008
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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