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Language contact in a plantation environment : a sociolinguistic history of Fiji

Author: Jeff Siegel
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1987.
Series: Studies in the social and cultural foundations of language, no. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jeff Siegel's fascinating book provides a sociolinguistic history of language contact in Fiji where, from the 1860s until 1920, some 90,000 labourers from other Pacific islands and from India worked  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Siegel, Jeff.
Language contact in a plantation environment.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1987
(OCoLC)802299561
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Siegel
ISBN: 0521325773 9780521325776
OCLC Number: 13795765
Language Note: Contains text in Fijian and Fiji Hindi.
Description: xiv, 305 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I. Background: 1. The plantation scenario --
2. Language contact in Fiji before the plantation era --
Part II. Languages from the Pacific: 3. Labourers from the Pacific --
4. The plantation language: English or Fijian? 5. Plantation Pidgin Fijian --
Part III. Languages from India: 6. Indian Labourers --
7. Plantation languages of the Indian labourers --
8. Plantation Pidgin Hindustani --
Part IV. The linguistic legacies of the plantations: 9. The development of Fiji Hindustani --
10. Decendants of Pacific Islands laborers --
9. Pidgin languages in Fiji today --
12. Conclusions.
Series Title: Studies in the social and cultural foundations of language, no. 5.
Responsibility: Jeff Siegel.
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