Crystal, David,: English as a global language
Book Number: 0250266
Cambridge University Press, New York, 1997. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-142) and index. X, 150 pages, bound in original black papered boards, with photographic illustrated dustjacket. Previous owner's name on the 1st page, otherwise, there is no damage to be described. The author, a language expert, presents a lively and factual account of the rise of English as a global language and explores the whys and wherefores of the history, current status and future potential of English as the international language of communication. -- Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 150 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; English language --Social aspects --Foreign countries; ISBN: 052159247X. ISBN/EAN: 9780521592475. Inventory No: 0250266.