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Thu Mar 11 1999

Books: Lang Change

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  1. Janne Heikkinen, Language Contact, Variation, and Change

Message 1: Language Contact, Variation, and Change

Date: Wed, 10 Mar 1999 18:10:35 +0200
From: Janne Heikkinen <>
Subject: Language Contact, Variation, and Change

Language Contact, Variation, and Change
Studies in Languages, vol. 32 (ISBN 951-708-745-4)
University of Joensuu, 1998
286 pp., price 17 Euros

edited by 
Jussi Niemi (Joensuu), Terence Odlin (Ohio State) and Janne Heikkinen

Contents: Endre Brunstad, Purism towards English: A comparative analysis of
language planning in the Nordic language communities - Wolfgang U.
Dressler, What is the core of morphology? - Zsuzsa Duray, Sociolinguistic
considerations of extralinguistic factors determining language death in the
Nganasan minority community of Russia - Sirkka-Liisa Hahmo & Tette Hofstra,
Echoes from early bilingualism round the Baltic Sea: Germanic influences on
the Balto-Finnic lexicon - Panu Hallamaa, Fieldwork among speakers of
endangered languages: Methodology, reality and social advocacy - Helena
Halmari, Case-assignment and adverbials in Finnish-English bilingual
sentences - Anu-Reet Hausenberg, Language affinity and language contacts in
the history of settlement of Northeast Europe - Jan Heegaard, Variational
patterns in vowel length in Kalashamon - Pekka A. Hirvonen, The
Finnish-American language shift - Ossi Kokko, Loss and maintenance of
linguistic features in language attrition - Ago Knnap, Radically renewing
Uralistics and the Siberian contact area of the Uralic languages -
Minna-Liisa Mathalt, Strategies of interpretation - Terence Odlin, An army,
a navy, and Ebonics - Esa Penttil, Marja Nenonen & Jussi Niemi, Cultural
and biological bases of idioms: A crosslinguistic study - Helka Riionheimo,
Morphological attrition and interference in language contact: Sketching a
framework - Ilkka Savijrvi, Cognate languages in contact: Ingria - where
four Baltic-Finnic languages meet 

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