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How Spanish Grew

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ISBN-10: 0520306856

ISBN-13: 9780520306851

Edition: 1943

Authors: Robert K. Spaulding

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This book traces the evolution of the Spanish language from pre-Roman days to the present and stresses the influence of social and political events on its development.   After a short discussion of the Indo-European tongues, Spaulding reviews the effects on Spanish of the languages of the pre-Roiman invaders, the Visigoths and other Germanic tribes, and the Arabs. The later development of Spanish is divided into four periods: Old Spanish (to 1500), Spanish Ascendancy (1500 - 1700), French Prestige (1700 - 1808), and Modern Spanish (1808 -      ). Within this framework, the author discusses the evolution of sounds, forms, constructions, style, vocabulary, and orthography. The final chapter…    
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 1943
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 4/29/2022
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 278
Size: 4.72" wide x 7.48" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English