Creole formation as language contact : the case of the Suriname creoles / Bettina Migge.

The research on the formation of (radical) creoles has seen an unprecedented intensification and diversification in the last 20 years. This book discusses, illustrates, and evaluates current research on creole formation based on an in-depth investigation of the processes and mechanisms that contribu...

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Main Author: Migge, Bettina
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2003.
Series:Creole language library ; v. 25.
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Table of Contents:
  • Creole Formation as Language Contact; Editorial page; Title page; LCC page; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Current Research on Creole formation; Chapter 3. The context of creole formation in Suriname; Chapter 4. The European input; Chapter 5. The African input: lexical retention; Chapter 6. The African input: structural retention; Chapter 7. Language-internal change; Chapter 8. Conclusion and implications; Notes; References; Index of subjects; Index of names; The CREOLE LANGUAGE LIBRARY series.