Editor: Yaron Matras
Editor: Peter Bakker
Electronic: ISBN: 9781614513711 Pages: 441 Price: Europe EURO 129.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781614514763 Pages: 441 Price: Europe EURO 129.95
This volume deals with several types of contact languages: pidgins, creoles, mixed languages, and multi-ethnolects. It also approaches contact languages from two perspectives: an historical linguistic perspective, more specifically from a viewpoint of genealogical linguistics, language descent and linguistic family tree models; and a sociolinguistic perspective, identifying specific social contexts in which contact languages emerge.