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Title: A Linguistic Anthropology of Praxis and Language Shift: Arvantika (Albanian) and Greek in Contact
Written By: Lukas D. Tsitsipis
URL: http://www.oup-usa.org
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Language Contact
Description:

This book explores a case of linguistic shift in the Balkans by focusing on Arvanitika, an Albanian variety spoken in Greece which is under threat through a process of attrition. The author looks in detail at the various factors relating the linguistic to the non-linguistic aspects of the shift.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Albanian, Arvanitika
Greek, Modern
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0198237316
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 176 p
Prices: $72.00