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Contact languages

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J. Benjamins Pub. Co. , Amsterdam, Philadelphia, Pa
Languages, M
Statementedited by Sarah G. Thomason.
SeriesCreole language library ;, v. 17
ContributionsThomason, Sarah Grey.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPM7802 .C66 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 506 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1003865M
ISBN 101556191723
LC Control Number96043552

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Contact Languages: Pidgins and Creoles aims to introduce the reader to the exciting and important field of pidgin and creole studies. The book deals with the linguistic, historical and social aspects of the. Contact Languages: Pidgins and Creoles aims to introduce the reader to the exciting and important field of pidgin and creole studies.

Detailed case studies of individual pidgins and creoles are based around texts drawn from a range of different types and contexts (mainly contemporary), with discussion and grammatical notes.

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