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Languages in Britain and Ireland

ISBN: 978-0-631-21581-3
256 pages
October 2000, Wiley-Blackwell
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This book builds on the success of Glanville Price's The Languages of Britain, published in 1984, which was widely acclaimed as the most lively, reliable and comprehensive survey of the great number of languages that have at one time or another taken root in Britain.
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The Contributors.

List of Maps and Figures.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Note on References.

Introduction.

1. Prehistoric Britain. (Glanville Price).

2. Irish in Ireland. (Cathair O Dochartaigh).

3. Irish in Early Britain. (Glanville Price).

4. Scottish Gaelic. (Kenneth MacKinnon).

5. Manx. (Robert L. Thomson).

6. British. (Glanville Price).

7. Welsh. (Janet Davies).

8. Cornish. (Philip Payton).

9. Cumbric. (Glanville Price).

10. Pictish. (Glanville Price).

11. Latin. (Glanville Price).

12. English. (Glanville Price).

13. Scots. (Jeremy J. Smith).

14. Norse and Norn. (Michael P. Barnes).

15. Flemish in Wales. (Lauran Tourians).

16. French in the Channel Islands. (Glanville Price).

17. Anglo-Norman. (D. A. Trotter).

18. Romani. (Glanville Price).

19. Community Languages. (Viv Edwards).

Index.
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Glanville Price is Emeritus Professor of French at the University of Wales Aberystwyth. His previous publications include The French Language, Present and Past (1971), The Languages of Britain (1984) and the Encyclopedia of the Languages of Europe (Blackwell, 1998). He also rewrote Byrne and Churchill's Comprehensive French Grammar for its fourth edition, published in 1993.
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