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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

Label
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
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
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • Lingua francas
  • English language
  • English language
Label
The last lingua franca : English until the return of Babel, Nicholas Ostler
Instantiates
Publication
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
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
Control code
ocn555656558
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xx, 330 pages
Isbn
9780802717719
Lccn
2010016373
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 1033172
  • (Sirsi) o555656558
  • (OCoLC)555656558
Label
The last lingua franca : English until the return of Babel, Nicholas Ostler
Publication
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
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
Control code
ocn555656558
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xx, 330 pages
Isbn
9780802717719
Lccn
2010016373
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 1033172
  • (Sirsi) o555656558
  • (OCoLC)555656558

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