A history of English spelling /

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Author / Creator:Scragg, D. G.
Imprint:Manchester, [Eng.] : Manchester University Press ; New York : Barnes & Noble Books, 1974.
Description:x, 130 p., [3] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Series:Mont Follick series v. 3
Subject:English language -- Orthography and spelling -- History.
English language -- Orthography and spelling.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/31617
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ISBN:0064961389 (Barnes & Noble) : $7.50 (U.S.)
Notes:Includes indexes.
Bibliography: p. [119]-121.
Table of Contents:
  • List of illustrations
  • Sound spelling
  • Bibliography
  • Word index
  • Subject index├»"┬┐
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations and signs
  • Phonetic symbols
  • The foundation
  • The collapse of the standard
  • The French invasion
  • Renaissance and re-formation
  • The power of the press