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Pidgins and Creoles Current Trends and Prospects

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ISBN-10: 0878402063

ISBN-13: 9780878402069

Edition: N/A

Authors: David DeCamp, Ian Hancock

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A collection of work on pidgins and creoles that includes discussions of the English-derived creole of San Andres Island and the French-derived creole of Cayenne, the theoretical contributions of creolistics to general linguistic theory, decreolization, generative phonological treatment of a hypothesized English-derived proto-creole, and the little-known Shelta language.
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Publication date: 1/1/1974
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 142
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Introduction
African influences on the English of San Andres Island, Colombia
Guyanese: A French creole
Decreolization: Coexistent systems and the post-creole continuum
Neutralizations, iteratives, and ideophones: The locus of language in Jamaica
A language-universals approach to pidgins and creoles
On the acquisition of native speakers by a language
Priorities in creole studies
Some suggestions for greater consensus in creole terminology
The insights of the mesolect
Two morpheme structure rules in an English proto-creole
Shelta: A problem of classification