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Contact languages : pidgins and creoles

Author: Mark Sebba
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 1997.
Series: Modern linguistics series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. Detailed case studies of individual pidgins and creoles are based  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Sebba
ISBN: 0333630238 9780333630235 0333630246 9780333630242 0312175698 9780312175696 031217571X 9780312175719
OCLC Number: 37246063
Description: xii, 314 pages : illustrations, 1 facsimile ; 25 cm
Contents: Close Encounters between Languages.- The Character of Pidgins.- Pidgin Origins From Pidgin to Creole: Stages of Development.- Creolisation -Creole Origins Continuing Contact: Life after Creolisation.- Pidgins and Creoles: Issues for Development.- Conclusions.- Bibliography.- Index.
Series Title: Modern linguistics series.
Responsibility: Mark Sebba.

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