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John Hamilton McWhorter V (1965– ) is an American linguist and political commentator. He is the author of a number of books on language and on race relations. His linguistic specialty is creole and the process through which it forms.

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Total Books: 33
Words on the Move Why English Won't - and Can't - Sit Still
2017 - Words on the Move Why English Won't - and Can't - Sit Still [Like, Literally] (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781250143785
ISBN-10: 1250143780
Genre: Reference
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Talking Back Talking Black Truths About Americas Lingua Franca
Words on the Move Why English Won't -- and Can't -- Sit Still
2016 - Words on the Move Why English Won't -- and Can't -- Sit Still [Like, Literally] (Hardcover)Paperback, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781627794718
ISBN-10: 1627794719
Genre: Reference
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What Language Is And What It Isn't and What It Could Be
2012 - What Language Is and What It Isn't and What It Could Be (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781592407200
ISBN-10: 159240720X
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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A Grammar of Saramaccan Creole
2012 - A Grammar of Saramaccan Creole [Moutan Grammar Library Mgl 56] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783110276435
ISBN-10: 3110276437
Genre: Reference
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What Language Is And What It Isnt and What It Could Be
2011 - What Language Is and What It Isnt and What It Could Be (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781592406258
ISBN-10: 1592406254
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue The Untold History of English
2009 - Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue the Untold History of English (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781592404940
ISBN-10: 1592404944
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 1

Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue The Untold Story of English
2008 - Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue the Untold Story of English (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781592403950
ISBN-10: 1592403956
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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All about the Beat Why Hip-Hop Can't Save Black America
2008 - All About the Beat Why Hip-hop Can't Save Black America (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781592403745
ISBN-10: 1592403743
Genres: Nonfiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Language Interrupted Signs of Non-Native Acquisition in Standard Language Grammars
Winning the Race Beyond the Crisis in Black America
2006 - Winning the Race Beyond the Crisis in Black America (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781592402700
ISBN-10: 1592402704
Genres: History, Nonfiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Winning the Race  Beyond the Crisis in Black America
2005 - Winning the Race Beyond the Crisis in Black America (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781592401888
ISBN-10: 1592401880
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Doing Our Own Thing
2005 - Doing Our Own Thing (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780099445357
ISBN-10: 0099445352
Genre: Reference
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Doing Our Own Thing  The Degradation of Language and Music and Why We Should Like Care
Doing Our Own Thing The Degradation Of Language And Music And Why We Should Like Care
2004 - Doing Our Own Thing the Degradation of Language and Music and Why We Should Like Care (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781592400843
ISBN-10: 1592400841
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 3

Authentically Black Essays for the Black Silent Majority
2004 - Authentically Black Essays for the Black Silent Majority (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781592400461
ISBN-10: 1592400469
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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The Power of Babel A Natural History of Language
2003 - The Power of Babel a Natural History of Language (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780099435242
ISBN-10: 0099435241
Genre: Reference
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Losing the Race Self-Sabotage in Black America
2001 - Losing the Race Self-sabotage in Black America (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780060935931
ISBN-10: 0060935936
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 2

Word on the Street Debunking the Myth of Pure Standard English
2001 - Word on the Street Debunking the Myth of Pure Standard English (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780738204468
ISBN-10: 0738204463
Genre: Reference
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Spreading the Word Language and Dialect in America
2000 - Spreading the Word Language and Dialect in America (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780325001982
ISBN-10: 0325001987
Genres: Reference, Teen & Young Adult
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The Word on the Street Fact and Fable About American English
1998 - The Word on the Street Fact and Fable About American English (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780306459948
ISBN-10: 0306459949
Genre: Reference
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The Great Courses [Social Sciences: The Story Of Human Language, Volumes 1-3] (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Audio CD