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LINGUIST List 23.3303

Fri Aug 03 2012

Books: Roots of Afrikaans: van der Wouden (Ed)

Editor for this issue: Danniella Hornby <daniellalinguistlist.org>

Date: 02-Aug-2012
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Roots of Afrikaans: van der Wouden (Ed)
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Title: Roots of Afrikaans
Subtitle: Selected writings of Hans den Besten
Series Title: Creole Language Library 44
Published: 2012
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/cll.44

Editor: Ton van der Wouden
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273826 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273826 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027252678 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027252678 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 111.30
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027252678 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Abstract:

Hans den Besten (1948-2010) made numerous contributions to Afrikaans linguistics over a period of nearly three decades. His writings helped shift the perspective on the roots of Afrikaans beyond Dutch: to the structure and vocabulary of Khoekhoen, to Portuguese Creole, and to Malay varieties. This volume contains a selection of Den Besten's most important papers concerning Afrikaans, covering a wide range of topics, including grammatical structure, vocabulary, the historical development of Afrikaans, as well its multiple roots.

Linguistic Field(s): Creole Studies
                            Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Afrikaans (afr)

Written In: English (eng)

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