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The diversity of history

essays in honour of Sir Herbert Butterfield

by John Huxtable Elliott

  • 122 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

  • Edition Notes

    bibl p317-325.

    Statementedited by J.H. Elliott and H.G. Koenigsberger.
    GenreAddresses, essays, lectures.
    ContributionsKoenigsberger, H.G. 1918-, Butterfield, Herbert, Sir, 1901-1979.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 338p., plate :
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21658884M
    ISBN 100710069421

      The story of English is often presented as one of progress: from a set of Germanic dialects to a fully-fledged national and international language. The emphasis in this book is on the diversity of English throughout its history and the changing social meanings of different varieties of English/5. Help me give my students books that shows the diversity of people in US History! My students attend a diverse, urban high school with a school population of over 3, students. The majority of students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. There were 68 different countries.

      English in the World: History, Diversity, Change examines the English language as it has developed through history and is used across the globe today. The first half of the book outlines the history of the language from its fifth-century roots through its development as a national, a colonial, and now a global by: 4.   An accessible but comprehensive overview of beetles, illustrated with 4, photographs. Among Stephen Marshall's many other natural history titles are Insects: Their Natural History and Diversity and Flies: The Natural History and Diversity of Diptera, two of the most respected books on the insect world published in the last 20 admirable than the books' rigorous science, Brand: Firefly Books, Limited.

    The Uncomfortable Truth About Children’s Books being made at different times in history. The book received Some diversity advocates fear that the vitriol of the internet attacks will Author: Dashka Slater.   A New Book Illustrates The Diversity of Women's History — and Tells Girls "There Are No Limits" If books are indeed mirrors to reflect and validate readers’ sense of self, purpose, and.


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