The Resource The last lingua franca : English until the return of Babel, Nicholas Ostler

The last lingua franca : English until the return of Babel, Nicholas Ostler

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The last lingua franca : English until the return of Babel
Title
The last lingua franca
Title remainder
English until the return of Babel
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Ostler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ostler, Nicholas
Dewey number
420.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PE2751
LC item number
.O823 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • English language
  • Lingua francas
  • English language
  • English language
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The last lingua franca : English until the return of Babel, Nicholas Ostler
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Lingua-franca present. The edges of English -- How various in the future? -- Lingua-francas past. The pragmatism of empire -- When the writ of Persian ran -- Traders' languages and the language for trade -- God's own language -- A range of outcomes. Regenerations -- Ruin and relegation -- Resignation -- Who's in charge here. Big beasts -- The jungle is neutral -- Under an English Sun, the shadows lengthen
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 330 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035693024
Label
The last lingua franca : English until the return of Babel, Nicholas Ostler
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Lingua-franca present. The edges of English -- How various in the future? -- Lingua-francas past. The pragmatism of empire -- When the writ of Persian ran -- Traders' languages and the language for trade -- God's own language -- A range of outcomes. Regenerations -- Ruin and relegation -- Resignation -- Who's in charge here. Big beasts -- The jungle is neutral -- Under an English Sun, the shadows lengthen
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 330 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035693024

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