The Resource Speaking American : a history of English in the United States, Richard W. Bailey, (electronic resource)

Speaking American : a history of English in the United States, Richard W. Bailey, (electronic resource)

Label
Speaking American : a history of English in the United States
Title
Speaking American
Title remainder
a history of English in the United States
Statement of responsibility
Richard W. Bailey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
When did English become American? What distinctive qualities made it American? What role have America's democratizing impulses, and its vibrantly heterogeneous speakers, played in shaping our language and separating it from the mother tongue? A wide-ranging account of American English, Richard Bailey's Speaking American investigates the history and continuing evolution of our language from the sixteenth century to the present. The book is organized in half-century segments around influential centers: Chesapeake Bay (1600-1650), Boston (1650-1700), Charleston (1700-1750), Philadelphia (1750-180
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bailey, Richard W
Dewey number
427.973
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PE2808
LC item number
.B35 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Americanisms
Label
Speaking American : a history of English in the United States, Richard W. Bailey, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Cover; Contents; Editorial Note; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Chesapeake Bay, before 1650; 3. Boston, 1650-1700; 4. Charleston, 1700-1750; 5. Philadelphia, 1750-1800; 6. New Orleans, 1800-1850; 7. New York, 1850-1900; 8. Chicago, 1900-1950; 9. Los Angeles, 1950-2000; 10. Epilogue; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (226 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199921461
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000074975
  • (EBL)829387
  • (OCoLC)772844641
  • (SSID)ssj0000552108
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12270180
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000552108
  • (PQKBWorkID)10556525
  • (PQKB)11353607
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC829387
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000074975
Label
Speaking American : a history of English in the United States, Richard W. Bailey, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Cover; Contents; Editorial Note; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Chesapeake Bay, before 1650; 3. Boston, 1650-1700; 4. Charleston, 1700-1750; 5. Philadelphia, 1750-1800; 6. New Orleans, 1800-1850; 7. New York, 1850-1900; 8. Chicago, 1900-1950; 9. Los Angeles, 1950-2000; 10. Epilogue; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (226 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199921461
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000074975
  • (EBL)829387
  • (OCoLC)772844641
  • (SSID)ssj0000552108
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12270180
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000552108
  • (PQKBWorkID)10556525
  • (PQKB)11353607
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC829387
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000074975

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