Pidgins and Creoles

Pidgins and Creoles

Author: Jacques Arends

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

ISBN: 9789027252364

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 412

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For review see: Geneviève Escure, in New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids, vol. 72, no. 1 & 2 (1998); p. 192-194. - For abstract see: Caribbean Abstracts, no. 7, 1995-1996 (1997); p. 11, no. 0018.
Pidgins and Creoles
Language: en
Pages: 412
Authors: Jacques Arends, Pieter Muysken, Norval Smith
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

For review see: Geneviève Escure, in New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids, vol. 72, no. 1 & 2 (1998); p. 192-194. - For abstract see: Caribbean Abstracts, no. 7, 1995-1996 (1997); p. 11, no. 0018.
The Structure and Status of Pidgins and Creoles
Language: en
Pages: 461
Authors: Arthur K. Spears, Donald Winford
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-10-06 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

Destined to become a landmark work, this book is devoted principally to a reassessment of the content, categories, boundaries, and basic assumptions of pidgin and creole studies. It includes revised and elaborated papers from meetings of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics in addition to commissioned papers from leading
Pidgins and Creoles
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Professor Loreto Todd
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09-02 - Publisher: Routledge

The focus of this study is upon those pidgins and creoles which are English based and which have arisen since the fifteenth century. The book examines the widespread nature of the pidgin/creole phenomenon and evaluates the current definitions of the terms and the theories which have been advanced to account
Contact Languages
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Mark Sebba
Categories: Applied linguistics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-05-19 - Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

Annotation 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 development of pidgin and creole languages. Detailed case studies of individual pidgins and creoles are based
Pidgins and Creoles in Asia
Language: en
Pages: 170
Authors: Umberto Ansaldo
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

This book shifts the focus of Pidgin and Creole Studies from the better-known Atlantic/Caribbean contexts to the Indian Ocean, the South China Sea and Mongolia. By looking at Asian contexts before and after Western colonial expansion, we offer readers insights into language contact in historical settings and with empirical features