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American English by Albert H. Marckwardt

American English by Albert H. Marckwardt

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General Description: "Here, in enlightening and entertaining fashion, Mr. Marckwardt relates the story of our language from colonial times to the present. The author's interpretation is a new one, based on the thesis that language, the product of the society that employs it, must necessarily reflect the culture, folkways, and characteristic psychology of the people who use it."

Title: American English
Author: Albert H. Marckwardt
Copywrite: 1958
Signed: Yes

Estimated Retail Value: $40.00
*estimate is subjective based on number of available copies and comparable condition of copy.

Condition: Very Good
Notable Blemishes: Minor blemishes on dust jacket

You will receive the actual book photographed. Books will be shipped using Media Mail wrapped in saran wrap to protect it during shipping.

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