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The Lesser-Known Varieties of English.

Author: Daniel Schreier; Peter Trudgill; Edgar W Schneider; Jeffrey P Williams
Publisher: Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Studies in English language.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documents the linguistic properties of lesser-known varieties of English, showing their relevance for language spread and change.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Schreier; Peter Trudgill; Edgar W Schneider; Jeffrey P Williams
ISBN: 9780511680144 0511680147
OCLC Number: 609860264
Description: 1 online resource (388 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Contributors; 1 Introduction; 1 The British Isles; 2 The Americas and the Caribbean; 3 The South Atlantic Ocean; 4 Africa; 5 Australasia and the Pacific; References; Part I The British Isles; 2 Orkney and Shetland; 3 Channel Island English; Part II The Americas and the Caribbean; 4 Canadian Maritime English; 5 Newfoundland and Labrador English; 6 Honduras/Bay Islands English; 7 Euro-Caribbean English varieties; 8 Bahamian English; 9 Dominican Kokoy; 10 Anglo-Argentine English; Part III The South Atlantic Ocean. 11 Falkland Islands English12 St Helenian English; 13 Tristan da Cunha English; Part IV Africa; 14 L1 Rhodesian English; 15 White Kenyan English; Part V Australasia and the Pacific; 16 Eurasian Singapore English; 17 Peranakan English in Singapore; 18 Norfolk Island and Pitcairn varieties; Index.
Series Title: Studies in English language.

Abstract:

Documents the linguistic properties of lesser-known varieties of English, showing their relevance for language spread and change.

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