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David Crystal Cambridge University Press, Aug 25, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 499 pages 2 Reviews Rarely has a book so packed with accurate and well researched factual information been so widely read and popularly acclaimed. This Second Edition of The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language has been fully revised for a new generation of language-lovers. The book is longer and includes extensive new material on world English and Internet English, in addition to completely updated statistics, further reading suggestions and other references. First Edition Hb (1995): 0-521-40179-8 First Edition Pb (1997): 0-521-59655-6 David Crystal is a leading authority on language, and author of many books, including most recently Shakespeare's Words (Penguin, 2002), Language and the Internet (Cambridge, 2001) and Language Death (Cambridge, 2000). An internationally renowned writer, journal editor, lecturer and broadcaster, he received an Order of the British Empire in 1995 for his services to the English language.

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I have only read the history of English Language "Old English" and "Middle English" sections and they are very good. It is a great companion so far to someone studying the history of English ... Read full review

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Crystal, an author, lecturer, and BBC broadcaster on language, here approaches English with the same combination of scholarly seriousness and inviting visual presentation that made his Cambridge ... Read full review

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David Crystal is one of the world's foremost authorities on language.

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Title The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language - Author David Crystal Edition 2, illustrated, reprint, revised Publisher Cambridge University Press, 2003 ISBN 052182348X, 9780521823487 Length 499 pages Subjects Language Arts & Disciplines  › Linguistics  › General

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