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The Story of Spanish

Nadeau, Jean-Benoît (Book - 2013)
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Authors: Nadeau, Jean-Benoît
Title: The story of Spanish
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 2013
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xiii, 428 p. :,maps ;,25 cm
Contents: The land of the rabbits
Vulgar language
Waiting for the Godos
Almost Arabic
The curious case of Castilian
The King's speech
The prince of language buffs
The world according to Portugal
Fourteen Ninety-two
New turf
The accidental grammarian
A loss for words
The canary effect
The missionary position
Moving Norte
Golden Age
Sunset on Spanish
The Bourbon identity
The secret lives of language academies
Riding the tiger
Standard shift
Enter the United States
The Spanish Renaissance
The Latin rage
Learning curve
The Franco years
The secret agent of the boom
From ketchup to salsa
I say Spanglish, you way Spanish
Spanish dollars
The department of urgent Spanish
The language of the Cervantes
Traces of the future
Appendixes. Spanish speakers by country ; Spanish speakers, other countries ; Learners of Spanish as a foreign language ; Influence of language by absolute numbers ; Influence of Spanish by rank
Hispanic Nobel prizes by country
Additional Contributors: Barlow, Julie 1968-�, -
ISBN: 9781250023162
Statement of Responsibility: Jean-Benoît Nadeau and Julie Barlow
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [395]-408) and index
Subject Headings: Spanish language History
Topical Term: Spanish language
LCCN: 2013002633
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