A history of the Spanish language / Ralph Penny.

Edition
  • Second edition
Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2002
Physical description
xix, 398 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23cm.
ISBN
  • 0521805872 (hbk)
  • 0521011841 (pbk)
Notes
  • Previous ed.: 1991.
Genre
  • text
Language
  • English

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A history of the Spanish language / Ralph Penny.

Author
Edition
  • Second edition.
Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2002
Physical description
1 online resource (xix, 398 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
ISBN
  • 9780511992827 (ebook)
  • 9780521805872 (hardback)
  • 9780521011846 (paperback)
Local notes
Notes
  • Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015).
Contents
  • Introduction -- Phonology -- Morpho-syntax -- Lexis -- Semantics -- Past, present and future -- Glossary of technical terms -- Topics for discussion and further reading -- References -- Index.
Related item
Genre
  • text
Language
  • English
  • Spanish
  • This is a thoroughly revised, updated and expanded 2002 edition of Ralph Penny's authoritative textbook, first published in 1991, which provides a clear and elegant account of the development of Spanish over the last 2,000 years. Although principally oriented towards 'internal' history, 'external' history is also considered and referred to throughout. In this new edition, as well as adding insights from more recent scholarship throughout the text, Professor Penny has added a chapter which discusses the nature of linguistic history, the concept of World Spanish, processes of convergence and divergence in Spanish, and the English/Spanish interface. This edition also contains a glossary of technical terms, guidance on further reading, and suggested topics for discussion.

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