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Fri May 24 2002

Books: A History of the German Language Through Texts

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  1. jleppig, A History of the German Language Through Texts. --Available 2003--

Message 1: A History of the German Language Through Texts. --Available 2003--

Date: Thu, 23 May 2002 14:59:34 +0000
From: jleppig <>
Subject: A History of the German Language Through Texts. --Available 2003--

Title: A History of the the German Language through Texts
Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge
Author: Thomas Gloning 
Author: Christopher Young 

Paperback: ISBN: 0415183324, Pages: 320, Price: 27.95

Comment: Available February 2003

A History of the German Language through Texts examines
the evolution of German, from the Early Medieval period to
the present day.
Written in a lively and accessible style, the book looks a
the history of German through a wide range of texts, from
medical, legal and scientific writing to literature,
everyday newspapers and adverts. All texts are translated
and accompanied by commentaries. The book also offers a
glossary of technical terms and abbreviations, a summary of
the main changes in each historical period, a guide to
reference material, and suggestions for further reading.
A History of the German Language through Texts is
essential reading for students of German, Linguistics or


Historical Linguistics, 
Language Description,
Text Analysis
Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)
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