LINGUIST List 32.67

Tue Jan 05 2021

Books: The Handbook of Language Contact, 2nd Edition: Hickey (ed.)

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Date: 15-Dec-2020
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Subject: The Handbook of Language Contact, 2nd Edition: Hickey (ed.)
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Title: The Handbook of Language Contact, 2nd Edition
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
Published: 2020
Publisher: Wiley

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Editor: Raymond Hickey
Electronic: ISBN: 9781119485056 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 144.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9781119485025 Pages: 800 Price: U.S. $ 180.00

The Handbook of Language Contact explores the role of contact studies within the field of linguistics, the value of contact studies for language change research, and the relevance of language contact for sociolinguistics. This authoritative volume presents original findings and fresh research directions from an international team of prominent experts. Thirty-seven specially-commissioned chapters cover a broad range of topics and case studies of contact from around the world. Now in its second edition, this valuable reference has been extensively updated with new chapters on topics including globalization, language acquisition, creolization, code-switching, and genetic classification.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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