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Title: Sicol: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Oceanic Linguistics
Written By: France Mugler
Jan Tent
URL: http://pacling.anu.edu.au/books/catalog.html#Tent
Description:

This volume contains most of the papers presented at the Second International Conference on Oceanic linguistics session on language contact. The papers range far afield, but the bulk are about the Pacific and in particular Melanesia, the part of the region with the greatest linguistic diversity and a rich history of language contact. The topics relate to: Fiji Hindi (David Tayo language of New Caledonia (Chris Corne), Belizean creole (Genevieve Escure), Singapore Colloquial English (Anthea Fraser Gupta), French Antillean creoles (William Jennings), Melanesian pidgins and creoles (Ernest W. Lee), Bislama ( Miriam Meyerhoff), South Indian languages in Fiji (France Mugler), language use and attitudes in Fiji (France Mugler and Jan Tent) and the language of adolescent first language Tok Pisin speakers (Geoff P. Smith).

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Bislama
Hindi, Fiji
Tok Pisin
Creole French, Saint Lucian
Language Family(ies): Oceanic
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 085883448X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 146pp
Prices: A$36.25 [US$25.40]