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作者 McCrum, Robert
書名 Globish : how the English language became the world's language / Robert McCrum
出版項 New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2010
國際標準書號 9780393062557
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館  420.9 M138 2010    到期 05-01-21  -  30500101379090
 近史所郭廷以圖書館  420.9 M132-2    在架上    30550100479375
版本 1st ed
說明 xii, 331 p. ; 25 cm
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-312) and index
Founders. In the beginning: four invasions and a cultural revolution ; Defeat into victory: the DNA of self-expression ; 'Lighte Englisshe': medieval mass communications ; Eating paper, drinking ink: Shakespeare & Co. -- Pioneers. 'A whole country of English': re-inventing freedom and originality ; 'Common hopes and common dreams': lighting out for the territory ; 'The audacity of hope': from slavery to redemption -- Popularisers. Rule, Britannia!: How England became British ; East, in a western voice: the People's Empire ; 'At the top of the world': the imperial swan song -- Modernisers. 'A willingness of the heart': the American century I ; 'The unity of the English-speaking peoples': the American century II ; 'The world at your fingertips': from Google to globish, 1989-2009 -- Globalisers. One world, one dream: 'Conquer English to make China strong' ; 'Virtually running America': India, the Far East and beyond
Robert McCrum, coauthor of the best-selling book and television series The Story of English, shows how the language of the Anglo-American imperium has become the world's lingua franca --From vendor description
主題 English language -- History
English language -- Globalization
Alt Title How the English language became the world's language
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