Historical sociolinguistics: Language change in Tudor and Stuart England

Terttu Nevalainen, Helena Raumolin-Brunberg

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Historical Sociolinguistics: Language Change in Tudor and Stuart England is a seminal text in the field of historical sociolinguistics. Demonstrating the real-world application of sociolinguistic research methodologies, this book examines the social factors which promoted linguistic changes in English, laying the foundation for Modern Standard English.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAbingdon
PublisherRoutledge - Taylor & Francis Group
EditionSecond, revised edition
Number of pages306
ISBN (Print)978-1-138-95130-3 , 978-1-138-95132-7
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-315-47517-2
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeC1 Scientific book

Fields of Science

  • 612 Languages and Literature
  • historical linguistics
  • English language
  • sociolinguistics

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