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Title: Sprachenwechsel
Subtitle: Akkulturation und Mehrsprachigkeit der Brandenburger Hugenotten vom 17. bis 19. Jahrhundert
Written By: Manuela Böhm
Series Title: Studia Linguistica Germanica 101

The study deals with the linguistic acculturation at the end of the 17th
century of the French Protestant Huguenots, who also sought refuge in
Brandenburg. The study focuses on the reconstruction of the linguistic
integration of these migrants, who in the course of time gave up their
native French language and went over to German. An analysis of the
linguistic situation in three different Huguenot colonies shows that the
processes of language change differed widely, depending on the place and

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Language Contact
Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): French
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110219968
Pages: 580
Prices: Europe EURO 119.95
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110219951
Pages: 580
Prices: Europe EURO 119.95