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American English in its cultural setting

Donald Jacob Lloyd

American English in its cultural setting

by Donald Jacob Lloyd

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDonald Jacobson and Harry R. Warfel.
SeriesBorzoi Book
ContributionsWarfel, Harry R.
The Physical Object
Pagination553p. ;
Number of Pages553
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13842389M

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Noah Webster Jr. (Octo – ) was an American lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English-language spelling reformer, political writer, editor, and prolific author. He has been called the "Father of American Scholarship and Education".Alma mater: Yale University. England - England - Cultural life: England’s contribution to both British and world culture is too vast for anything but a cursory survey here. Historically, England was a very homogeneous country and developed coherent traditions, but, especially as the British Empire expanded and the country absorbed peoples from throughout the globe, English culture has been accented with diverse.


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