Globish: How the English Language Became the World's Language
Publish date: May 25th 2010
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Writing merely of the English language, celebrated American critic Ralph Waldo Emerson noted that it was 'the sea which receives tributaries from every region under heaven'. In the new millenium English and the numberless manifestations of its culture surround us like a sea; and like the waters of t...
I like books about the development of language, and was hoping for good things from this book. But it didn't fully live up to those expectations.The book is split into several sections, and the first is about the co evolution of the English language and the people of this country. He writes about th...