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The Resource Globish : how the English language became the world's language, Robert McCrum

Globish : how the English language became the world's language, Robert McCrum

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Globish : how the English language became the world's language
Title
Globish
Title remainder
how the English language became the world's language
Statement of responsibility
Robert McCrum
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Robert McCrum, coauthor of the best-selling book and television series The Story of English, shows how the language of the Anglo-American imperium has become the world's lingua franca. --from vendor description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCrum, Robert
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
Label
Globish : how the English language became the world's language, Robert McCrum
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
Founders. In the beginning: four invasions and a cultural revolution -- Defeat into victory: the DNA of self-expression -- 'Lighte Englisshe': medieval mass communications -- Eating paper, drinking ink: Shakespeare & Co. -- Pioneers. 'A whole country of English': re-inventing freedom and originality -- 'Common hopes and common dreams': lighting out for the territory -- 'The audacity of hope': from slavery to redemption -- Popularisers. Rule, Britannia!: How England became British -- East, in a western voice: the People's Empire -- 'At the top of the world': the imperial swan song -- Modernisers. 'A willingness of the heart': the American century I -- 'The unity of the English-speaking people': the American century II -- 'The world at your fingertips': from Google to globish, 1989-2009 -- Globalisers. One world, one dream: 'Conquer English to make China strong' -- 'Virtually running America': India, the Far East and beyond
Control code
449865192
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xii, 331 pages
Isbn
9780393062557
Lccn
2010008157
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Globish : how the English language became the world's language, Robert McCrum
Publication
Copyright
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
Founders. In the beginning: four invasions and a cultural revolution -- Defeat into victory: the DNA of self-expression -- 'Lighte Englisshe': medieval mass communications -- Eating paper, drinking ink: Shakespeare & Co. -- Pioneers. 'A whole country of English': re-inventing freedom and originality -- 'Common hopes and common dreams': lighting out for the territory -- 'The audacity of hope': from slavery to redemption -- Popularisers. Rule, Britannia!: How England became British -- East, in a western voice: the People's Empire -- 'At the top of the world': the imperial swan song -- Modernisers. 'A willingness of the heart': the American century I -- 'The unity of the English-speaking people': the American century II -- 'The world at your fingertips': from Google to globish, 1989-2009 -- Globalisers. One world, one dream: 'Conquer English to make China strong' -- 'Virtually running America': India, the Far East and beyond
Control code
449865192
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xii, 331 pages
Isbn
9780393062557
Lccn
2010008157
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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