The Adventure of English - The Life Story of a Remarkable Language (4-DVD)

The Adventure of English - The Life Story of a
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 6 hours, 45 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2002
  • Label: Athena
  • Box Set
  • Screen Format Note: Widescreen 16:9
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 - English
    • Subtitles - English - SDH
  • Additional Products:
    • Booklet - 20-Page Viewer's Guide
  • Episodes - (8)
  • Features:
    1. The Evolution of the English Alphabet
    2. Architects Of The Language

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Product Description:

Author Melyvn Bragg explores the history of the English language and how it rose to become a modern lingua franca.

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One third of the globe speaks some English. How did it grow into the world's primary language for culture,
commerce, and diplomacy' Respected author and broadcaster Melvyn Bragg tracks down the stimulating answers, consulting experts such as Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney and the Royal Shakespeare Company's John Barton. One of the first releases in the new Athena line, this documentary comes packed with extras and provides an authoritative, entertaining experience for lifelong learning.

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 122,166
  • UPC: 054961822096
  • Shipping Weight: 0.78/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 4 items