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The history of English spelling / Christopher Upward And George Davidson.

Author/Creator:
Upward, Christopher.
Publication:
Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 376 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
English language -- Orthography and spelling -- History.
English language -- Etymology.
Contents:
Introduction and overview
England and English from the Romans to the Vikings
The Old English roots of modern English spelling
The decline and revival of English in the Middle English period
The Franco-Latin element
Some sound and spelling developments in middle and modern English
The Greek contribution
The exotic input
Reformers, lexicographers and the parting of the ways.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Davidson, George.
ISBN:
9781405190244 (alk. paper)
1405190248 (alk. paper)
9781405190237 (pbk. : alk. paper)
140519023X (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
704908458