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Title: Studies on German-Language Islands
Edited By: Michael T. Putnam
Series Title: Studies in Language Companion Series 123

The contributions in this volume present cutting-edge theoretical and
structural analyses of issues surrounding German-language islands, or
Sprachinseln, throughout the world. The individual topics of study
in this volume focus on various aspects of these German-language islands
such as (but not limited to) phonological, morphological, syntactic,
semantic, and pragmatic aspects of these languages under investigation.
Collectively, the body of research contained in this volume explores
significantly under-researched topics in the fields of language contact and
language attrition and illustrates how this on-going research can be
enhanced through the application of formal theoretical frameworks and
structural analyses.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9789027287403
Prices: U.S. $ 158.00
Europe EURO 105.00
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9789027205902
Prices: U.S. $ 158.00
U.K. £ 105.00
Europe EURO 111.30