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Language Contact and Grammatical Change

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ISBN-10: 0521608287

ISBN-13: 9780521608282

Edition: 2005

Authors: Bernd Heine, Tania Kuteva, Salikoko S. Mufwene, Robert Chaudenson, Braj Kachru

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The phenomenon of language contact, and how it affects the structure of languages, has been of great interest to linguists in recent years. This pioneering new study looks at how grammatical forms and structures evolve when speakers of two languages come into contact, and offers insight into the mechanism that induces people to transfer grammatical structures from one language to another. The book will be of great interest to all working in grammaticalization, language contact, and language change.
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Book details

List price: $58.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/27/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Tania Kuteva is Professor of English Linguistics at the Institute for English and American Studies, University of D�sseldorf.

List of maps
List of tables
Series editor's foreword
List of abbreviations
The framework
On replicating use patterns
Typological change
On linguistic areas
Limits of replication
Index of authors
Index of languages
Index of subjects