The English And Their History

Author: Robert Tombs
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101874775
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This book describes their history and its meanings from their beginnings in the monasteries of Northumbria and the wetlands of Wessex to the cosmopolitan energy of today’s England.

Sorry The English And Their Manners

Author: Henry Hitchings
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848546661
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How did manners develop? How do they change? And why do they matter so much to us? In examining our manners, Henry Hitchings delves into the English character and investigates our notions of Englishness.

The English And Their Legacy 900 1200

Author: David Roffe
Publisher: Boydell Press
ISBN: 1843837943
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Thus was inaugurated an engagement with a fundamental source for eleventh-
century history that has persisted to the present day. her contribution to its study
has been no less important than her predecessors'. When a state-of-the-art
facsimile of domesday Book was proposed in the early 1980s, along with a new
translation and commentary, ann was a natural choice as editor-in-chief. from
1984 to 2000, with robert erskine and then the late geoffrey martin as general
editors, she ...

The Continental Backgrounds Of English And Its Insular Development Until 1154

Author: Hans Frede Nielsen
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9027272778
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Quest for a Title Why should anyone bother to write yet another work dealing with
the history of the English language? The task is not only a laborious and time-
consuming one, but there are so many books on this subject that just to find an
appropriate title would create almost insurmountable difficulties. On my
bookshelves at home I have five volumes entitled The English Language that all
focus on English language history, and two of these were compiled by the same
editor.l It would ...