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The Handbook of Pidgin and Creole Studies free pdf Featuring an international contributor list, this long-awaited and broad-ranging collection examines the key issues, topics and research in pidgin and creole studies. * A comprehensive reference work exploring the treatment of core aspects of pidgins/creoles, focusing on the questions that animate creole studies * Brings together newly-commissioned entries by an international contributor team * Accessibly structured into four sections covering: the character of pidgins and creoles- the relation of pidgins/creoles to other language phenomena and other languages- issues in pidgin/creole genesis- and the role of pidgins/creoles in society * Provides a valuable resource for students, scholars and researchers working across a number linguistic disciplines, including sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, and the anthropology of language

About Silvia Kouwenberg

Silvia Kouwenberg is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Language, Linguistics and Philosophy at the University of the West Indies (Mona, Jamaica). Her publications include A Grammar of Berbice Dutch (1994), Papiamentu (with Eric Murray, 1994), and Twice as Meaningful: Reduplication in Pidgins, Creoles and Other Contact Languages (edited, 2003). John Victor Singler is Professor of Linguistics at New York University. His publications include An Introduction to Liberian English (1981) and Pidgin and Creole Tense-Mood-Aspect Systems (edited, 1990).

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Author : Silvia Kouwenberg
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 17 April 2009
ISBN : 1444331671
EAN : 9781444331677
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 704 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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