"Rarely has the English language been scanned so brightly and broadly in a single volume." —The San Francisco Chronicle--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
I've always been interested in this subject, but could never find enough information on the evolution of the English language. Read morePublished on Aug. 21 2003
The book takes one of the most interesting, far-reaching, important and fascinating stories in linguistics and makes of it a cardboard, flavorless bit of school days humdrum. Read morePublished on June 9 2003 by Marc Cenedella
After watching the series it is fun to see the information in print.
Just about everything you ever wanted to know about the English Language is in this book. Read more
I read this book back in my 'English Conversation Teacher' days in Japan. Having been embrassed one to many times by students having to lecture me, their teacher, on the history of... Read morePublished on Dec 20 2001 by Kimberly Xia M.