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Contact : the interaction of closely related linguistic varieties and the history of English

Author: Robert McColl Millar
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2016.
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Presents a new approach to issues of language and dialect contact. Much has been written on dialect formation through contact between dialects of the same language, but the question of what happens when closely related but linguistically discrete varieties come into contact with each other has largely been neglected. Here Robert McColl Millar sets out to redress this imbalance, giving the reader the opportunity to  Read more...
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OCLC Number: 992463950
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Description: 1 online resource (ix, 210 Seiten)
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