An Introduction to Contact Linguistics, Paperback

An Introduction to Contact Linguistics Paperback

Part of the Language in Society series


This book is a comprehensive introduction to the study of language contact and its outcomes, as well as the social and linguistic factors involved. * Provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of contact linguistics. * Examines a wide range of language contact phenomena from both general linguistic and sociolinguistic perspectives. * Offers an account of current approaches to all of the major types of contact-induced change. * Discusses the general processes and principles that are at work in cases of contact.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 440 pages, 0
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • Category: Sociolinguistics
  • ISBN: 9780631212515



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