Western Languages, A.D.100-1500 (World University Library)

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9780303762805: Western Languages, A.D.100-1500 (World University Library)

Short, punchy, and highly illustrated, this brilliant historical survey of the development of language in the West is a classic reference. When did Europeans stop speaking Latin? How did the actions of society or religion influence vocabulary? What affect did the conquest of the Anglo-Saxon countries by William the Conquerer and his French-speaking knights have on language? Surveying the linguistic scene from Cicero to Gutenberg, this landmark study illuminates not only language, but the entire development of the West.

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Philippe Wolff was a Prix Ponchard-winning author and a Professor at Toulouse University.

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Text: English, French (translation)

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Wolff, Philippe
Published by Littlehampton Book Services Lt (1971)
ISBN 10: 0303762802 ISBN 13: 9780303762805
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