Western Languages AD 100-1500

By: Wolff, Philippe

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BI2 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket mylar sleeve endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, label, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front and back free endpapers, and the title page plus there is some very light soiling and yellowing of the outside paper edges plus there are two dogeared pages. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with a library label on the spine plus the front and back mylar sleeve endflaps are glued to the fixed endpapers plus there is some very, very light edge wear at the inside corners of front and back endflaps plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. A book that examines the history of languages in Western Europe from 100 to 1500 CE. The authro surveys how the language of this region was shaped by society and religion, how new language elements emerged after a region was invaded, the Latin explosion, and the chronological order in chich sounds within the languages changed. Heavily illustrated with black and white reproductions and maps as well as some color reproductions. Endnotes, bibliography, indexed, 256p.

Title: Western Languages AD 100-1500

Author: Wolff, Philippe

Categories: History of Language, European History, Medieval Era, Language & Linguistics, History: Europe, Linguistics,

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, World University Library/McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1971

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Ex-Library

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Book ID: SCW13495

Keywords: Nonfiction Non-fiction Western European History Europe WEstern Languages Language History Linguistics Medieval History Dark Ages Social History Society Religion Vocabulary New Language Elements Latin Explosion Chronological Order Sound Changes Sounds Chan