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While there have been many books on the history of globalization to date, most have stressed economics and politics. Cultural globalization, of which the emergence of English as the world's first global language is a prime example, has been comparatively neglected. In this book, the first written about the globalization of the English language by a professional historian, ...more
Paperback, 220 pages
Published March 20th 2013 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published January 1st 2013)
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David Northrup is serious about world travel and world history. So far, his rambles have taken him to 49 US states and as many foreign countries. Early studies and research in France were followed by teaching and research in rural Nigeria. The latter experience led him to earn a doctorate in African history from UCLA. While teaching African and world history at Tuskegee Institute and Boston Colleg ...more
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