The Survey of Pidgin and Creole Languages: Volume I English-based and Dutch-based Languages

Hardcover | October 5, 2013

EditorSusanne Michaelis, Philippe Maurer, Martin Haspelmath

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These books represent the most systematic and comprehensive guide ever published to the world's pidgins, creoles and mixed languages, designed, edited, and written by the world's leading experts in the field. The three-volume Survey brings together over ninety leading experts to presentconcise accounts of the world's pidgin and creole languages. The division of its three volumes reflects the languages from which they originated. Each entry provides a linguistic and social history of the pidgin or creole in question and an analysis of their linguistic characteristics, and is accompanied by a location map and a bibliography. The accompanying Atlass of Pidgins and Creoles presents full colour maps of the distribution amongthe pidgins and creoles of 130 structural linguistic features. These cover their phonology, syntax, morphology, and lexicons. 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 Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig. Individually and together the volumes represent an outstanding and unique resource of central interest and value to linguists of all persuasions throughout the world.This volume covers pidgins and creoles based on Dutch or English. The latter include languages spoken in Trinidad, Jamaica, Belize, Nicaragua, the Cameroon, Ghana, China, and Hawai'I, as well as African American English in the United States. The three Dutch-based languages are Negerhollands, BerbiceDutch, and Afrikaans.

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These books represent the most systematic and comprehensive guide ever published to the world's pidgins, creoles and mixed languages, designed, edited, and written by the world's leading experts in the field. The three-volume Survey brings together over ninety leading experts to presentconcise accounts of the world's pidgin and creol...

Susanne 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 en cre...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:448 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.98 inPublished:October 5, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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IntroductionEnglish-based Languages1. Margot van den Berg and Norval S. H. Smith: Early Sranan2. Donald Winford and Ingo Plag: Sranan3. Enoch O Aboh, Norval S. H. Smith, and Tonjes Veenstra: Saramaccan4. Bettina Nigge: Nengee5. Hubert Devonish and Dahlia Thompson: Creolese6. Susane Muhleisen: Trinidad English Creole7. Paula Prescod: Vincentian Creole8. Joseph T. Farquharson: Jamaican9. Genevieve Escure: Belizean Creole10. Angela Bartens: Sans Andres Creole English11. Angela bartens: Nicaraguan Creole English12. Stephanie Hackert: Bahamian Creole13. Thomas B. Klein: Gullan14. Lisa Green: African American English15. Malcolm Awadajin Finney: Krio16. Magnus Huber: Ghanaian Pidgin English17. Nicholas Faraclas: Nigerian Pidgin18. Anne Schroder: Cameroon Pidgin English19. Kofi Yakpo: Pichi20. Stephen Matthews and Michelle Li: Chinese Pidgin English21. Geoff P. Smith and Jeff Siegel: Tok Pisin22. Miriam Meyerhoff: Bislama23. Peter Muhlhausler: Norf'k24. Eva Schultze-Berndt, Felicity Meakins, and Denise Angelo: Kriol25. Viveka Velupillai: Hawai'i CreoleDutch-based Languages26. Robbert van Sluijs: Negerhollands27. Silvia Kouwenberg: Berbice Dutch28. Robbert van Sluijs: AfrikaansLanguage Index