History in English Words

By: BARFIELD, OWEN, AUDEN, W. H.

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A classic historical excursion through the English language. Owen Barfield's original and thought-provoking works over three-quarters of a century made him a legendary cult figure. This popular book provides a brief, brilliant history of those who have spoken the Indo-European tongues. It is illustrated throughout by current English words - whose derivation from other languages, whose history in use and changes of meaning - record and unlock the larger history.
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Title: History in English Words

Author(s): BARFIELD, OWEN, AUDEN, W. H.

Categories: Education and Parenting,

Publisher: United Kingdom, Lindisfarne Press: 2007

ISBN Number: 0940262118

ISBN Number 13: 9780940262119

Binding: Paperback

Seller ID: 1376

Keywords: English language Etymology Semantics START Education and Parenting,