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Atlantic meets Pacific : a global view of Pidginization and Creolization ; elected papers from the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics)

Author: Francis Byrne; John A Holm; Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, 1993.
Series: Creole language library, v. 11.
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For review see: Peter Bakker, in New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids, vol. 70, no. 1 & 2 (1996); p. 190-192.
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Atlantic meets Pacific.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, 1993
(OCoLC)622804692
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Byrne; John A Holm; Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics.
ISBN: 9027252327 9789027252326 1556191650 9781556191657
OCLC Number: 26855562
Description: ix, 465 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Acknowledgments, pv; 2. Contents, pvii; 3. Introduction: Perspectives on the Atlantic and Pacific...and Beyond (by Byrne, Francis), p1; 4. 1. Phonolgy; 5. Latent Intervocalic Liquids in Aluku: Links to the Phonological Past of a Maroon creole (by Bilby, Kenneth M.), p25; 6. On Onsets: Explaining Negerhollands Initial Clusters (by Sabino, Robin), p37; 7. 2. Morphology and Syntax; 8. A Bantu Model for the Seychellois pour dire Complementizer (by Gilman, Charles), p49; 9. Polysemic Functionality of Prepositions in Pidgin and Creoles: The Case of fo in Anglo-Nigerian Pidgin (by Mann, Charles C.), p57; 10. Is Haitian Creole a Pro-Drop Language? (by DeGraff, Michel), p71; 11. Null Subject in Mauritian Creole and the Pro-Drop Parameter (by Syea, Anand), p91; 12. The Mauritian Creole lekor Reflective: Substrate Influence on the Target-Location Parameter (by Carden, Guy), p105; 13. Cliticization of pronouns in Berbice Dutch and Eastern Ijo (by Kouwenberg, Silvia), p119; 14. Are There Possessive Pronouns in Atlantic Creoles? (by Mufwene, Salikoko S.), p133; 15. Subject Pronouns and Person/ Number in Palenquero (by Schwegler, Armin), p145; 16. Are Ndjuka Comparative Markers Verbs? (by Huttar, George L.), p165; 17. Why Serial Verb Constructions? Neither Bioprogram nor Substrate! (by Schiller, Eric), p175; 18. Directional Serial Verb Constructions in Caribbean English Creoles (by Winford, Donald), p183; 19. A Few Observations on the Creole Aspectual Marker ta and Some Implications for Finiteness (by Byrne, Francis), p207; 20. Origin and Development of ta in Afro-Hispanic Creoles (by Lipski, John M.), p217; 21. Creole Aspect and Morphological Typology (by Matthews, Stephen), p233; 22. Subjunctive Mood in Papiamentu (by Maurer, Philippe), p243; 23. The Decline of Predicate Marking in Tok Pisin (by Romaine, Suzanne), p251; 24. Stem and So-Called Anterior Verb Forms in Haitian Creole (by Spears, Arthur K.), p261; 25. 3. Social Concerns; 26. The Parallel Continuum Model for Suriname: A Preliminary Study (by Healy, Maureen), p279; 27. Haitian Creole as the Official Language in Education and in the Media: The Effects on Structure, Lexicon and Status (by Howe, Kate), p291; 28. Pidgins and Creoles in Education in Australia and the Southwest Pacific (by Siegel, Jeff), p299; 29. Is Tok a Threat to Sare? (by Sumbuk, Kenneth M.), p309; 30. 4. Pidgins & Pidginization; 31. A Contribution by an Old Creole to the Origins of Pidgin Portuguese (by Clements, J. Clancy), p321; 32. The Transitivizer and Pidgin Chronology (by Dillard, J.L.), p333; 33. Tok Pisin I Kamap Pisin Gen? Is Tok Pisin Repidginizing? (by Holm, John), p341; 34. Documenting the Papian-Based Pidgins of Insular New Guinea (by Williams, Jeffrey P.), p355; 35. 5. Creoles and Creolization; 36. Towards a Gradualist Model of Creolization (by Arends, Jacques), p371; 37. The Genesis of Portuguese Creole in Africa (by Couto, Hildo Honorio do), p381; 38. The Transmission of Creole Languages (by Hull, Alexander), p391; 39. African vs Austronesian Substrate Influence on the Spanish-Based Creoles (by Lorenzino, Gerardo A.), p399; 40. Antillean Creole on St Barthelemy (by Maher, Julianne), p409; 41. Hesseling and Van Ginneken on Language Contact, Variation, and Creolization (by Slomanson, Peter), p419; 42. 6. Other Contact-induced Phenomena; 43. Foreign Workers' German: Is It a Pidgin? (by Blackshire-Belay, Carol A.), p431; 44. Shaba Swahili and the Processes of Linguistic Contact (by Kapanga, Andre Mwamba), p441; 45. Learning Pidgin English Trough Chinese Characters (by Shi, Dingxu), p459
Series Title: Creole language library, v. 11.
Responsibility: edited by Francis Byrne and John Holm.
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