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Pidgins and Creoles : an introduction, (electronic resource)

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Pidgins and Creoles : an introduction
Title
Pidgins and Creoles
Title remainder
an introduction
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This introduction to the linguistic study of pidgin and creole languages is clearly designed as an introductory course book. It does not demand a high level of previous linguistic knowledge. Part I: General Aspects and Part II: Theories of Genesis constitute the core for presentation and discussion in the classroom, while Part III: Sketches of Individual Languages (such as Eskimo Pidgin, Haitian, Saramaccan, Shaba Swahili, Fa d'Ambu, Papiamentu, Sranan, Berbice Dutch) and Part IV: Grammatical Features (such as TMA particles and auxiliaries, noun phrases, reflexives, serial verbs, fronting) can
Dewey number
408.7
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Arends, Jacques
  • Muysken, Pieter
  • Smith, Norval
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  • Pidgin languages
  • Creole dialects
Label
Pidgins and Creoles : an introduction, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Pidgins and Creoles; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Preface and acknowledgements; List of abbreviations used in glosses; Contents; Part 1. General Aspects; 1. The study of pidgin and creole languages; 2. The socio-historical background of creoles; 3. Pidgins; 4. Mixed languages and language intertwining; 5. Variation; 6. Decolonization, language planning and education; 7. Creole literature; Part 2. Theories of Genesis; 8. Theories focusing on the European input; 9. Theories focusing on the non-European input; 10. Gradualist and developmental hypotheses; 11. Universalist approaches
  • Part 3. Sketches of Individual Languages12. Eskimo pidgin; 13. Haitian; 14. Saramaccan; 15. Shaba Swahili; 16. Fa d 'Ambu; 17. Papiamento; 18. Sranan; 19. Berbice Dutch; Part 4. Grammatical features; 20. TMA particles and auxiliaries; 21. Noun phrases; 22. Reflexives; 23. Serial verbs; 24. Fronting; Part 5. Conclusions and annotated language list; 25. Conclusions; 26. An annotated list of creoles, pidgins, and mixed languages; Bibliography; Subject index; Index of languages; Index of place names; Author index; the CREOLE LANGUAGE LIBRARY series
Contents
Pidgins and Creoles; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Preface and acknowledgements; List of abbreviations used in glosses; Contents; Part 1. General Aspects; 1. The study of pidgin and creole languages; 2. The socio-historical background of creoles; 3. Pidgins; 4. Mixed languages and language intertwining; 5. Variation; 6. Decolonization, language planning and education; 7. Creole literature; Part 2. Theories of Genesis; 8. Theories focusing on the European input; 9. Theories focusing on the non-European input; 10. Gradualist and developmental hypotheses; 11. Universalist approaches
Control code
ocn705531391
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (427 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027299505
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)705531391
Label
Pidgins and Creoles : an introduction, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Pidgins and Creoles; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Preface and acknowledgements; List of abbreviations used in glosses; Contents; Part 1. General Aspects; 1. The study of pidgin and creole languages; 2. The socio-historical background of creoles; 3. Pidgins; 4. Mixed languages and language intertwining; 5. Variation; 6. Decolonization, language planning and education; 7. Creole literature; Part 2. Theories of Genesis; 8. Theories focusing on the European input; 9. Theories focusing on the non-European input; 10. Gradualist and developmental hypotheses; 11. Universalist approaches
  • Part 3. Sketches of Individual Languages12. Eskimo pidgin; 13. Haitian; 14. Saramaccan; 15. Shaba Swahili; 16. Fa d 'Ambu; 17. Papiamento; 18. Sranan; 19. Berbice Dutch; Part 4. Grammatical features; 20. TMA particles and auxiliaries; 21. Noun phrases; 22. Reflexives; 23. Serial verbs; 24. Fronting; Part 5. Conclusions and annotated language list; 25. Conclusions; 26. An annotated list of creoles, pidgins, and mixed languages; Bibliography; Subject index; Index of languages; Index of place names; Author index; the CREOLE LANGUAGE LIBRARY series
Contents
Pidgins and Creoles; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Preface and acknowledgements; List of abbreviations used in glosses; Contents; Part 1. General Aspects; 1. The study of pidgin and creole languages; 2. The socio-historical background of creoles; 3. Pidgins; 4. Mixed languages and language intertwining; 5. Variation; 6. Decolonization, language planning and education; 7. Creole literature; Part 2. Theories of Genesis; 8. Theories focusing on the European input; 9. Theories focusing on the non-European input; 10. Gradualist and developmental hypotheses; 11. Universalist approaches
Control code
ocn705531391
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (427 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027299505
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)705531391

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