The Atlas and Survey of Pidgin and Creole Languages: Four-volume Pack by Susanne Maria MichaelisThe Atlas and Survey of Pidgin and Creole Languages: Four-volume Pack by Susanne Maria Michaelis

The Atlas and Survey of Pidgin and Creole Languages: Four-volume Pack

EditorSusanne Maria Michaelis, Philippe Maurer, Martin Haspelmath

Paperback | October 5, 2013

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The Atlas presents full colour maps of the distribution among the pidgins and creoles of 120 structural linguistic features drawn from their phonology, syntax, morphology, and lexicons. The languages include pidgins, creoles, and contact languages based on English, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish,and French and languages from Africa, Asia, Australia, and the Americas. Each map is accompanied by a commentary. The project is the successor to the successful World Atlas of Language Structures and draws on the same linguistic, cartographic, and computing knowledge and skills of the Max PlanckInstitute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig. The Atlas is published alongside a three-volume Survey of Pidgins and Creoles which describes the histories and linguistic characteristics of 71 languages. The books have been designed, edited, and written by the world's leading experts in the field and represent the most systematic andcomprehensive guide ever published to the world's pidgins, creoles and mixed languages. Individually and together the books are a unique resource of outstanding value for linguists of all persuasions throughout the world.
Susanne Maria Michaelis is is currently a creolist at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig. Between 2008 and 2011, she held a researcher position in the APiCS project at the University of Giessen. Her early work focused on French-based Indian Ocean creoles, in particular Seychelles Creole (Temps et aspect e...
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Title:The Atlas and Survey of Pidgin and Creole Languages: Four-volume PackFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1504 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.03 inPublished:October 5, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199677700

ISBN - 13:9780199677702

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A: Survey of Pidgin and Creole Languages1. Volume I English-based and Dutch-based Languages2. Volume II Portuguese-based, Spanish-based, and French-based Languages3. Volume III Contact Languages Based on Languages From Africa, Australia, and the AmericasB: Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures1. Word Order2. Nominal Categories3. Nominal Syntax4. Verbal Categories5. Argument Marking6. Clausal Syntax7. Complex Sentences8. Negation, Questions, and Focusing9. Lexicon10. Phonology11. Sociolinguistics