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Evolutionary Syntax

By Ljiljana Progovac

This book "outlines novel and testable hypotheses, contains extensive examples from many different languages" and is "presented in accessible language, with more technical discussion in footnotes."

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The Making of Vernacular Singapore English

By Zhiming Bao

This book "proposes a new theory of contact-induced grammatical restructuring" and "offers a new analytical approach to New English from a formal or structural perspective."

Academic Paper

Title: Review of C. Myers-Scotton (2002) Contact Linguistics: Bilingual encounters and grammatical outcomes
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Author: Steve Nicolle
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Institution: Canada Institute of Linguistics
Author: Alison Nicolle
Institution: SIL International, Africa region
Linguistic Field: Linguistic Theories
Abstract: Despite a number of minor problems which we point out, this is an ambitious, readable, and thought-provoking book.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: SIL Electronic Book Reviews

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