The Handbook of Language Contact / Edition 1

The Handbook of Language Contact / Edition 1

by Raymond Hickey
     
 

ISBN-10: 140517580X

ISBN-13: 9781405175807

Pub. Date: 05/11/2010

Publisher: Wiley

"Excellent! Truly thorough coverage of all aspects and areas of language contact. This handbook surveys virtually everything known about the topic to date but also provides much new information and provocative thinking here for the first time. With 40 chapters written by the most stellar scholars in this field, this is an important book, not to be missed." "Lyle

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"Excellent! Truly thorough coverage of all aspects and areas of language contact. This handbook surveys virtually everything known about the topic to date but also provides much new information and provocative thinking here for the first time. With 40 chapters written by the most stellar scholars in this field, this is an important book, not to be missed." "Lyle Campbell, University of Utah" "This latest addition to Blackwell's authoritative Handbook series is an impressive achievement. The editor has assembled an outstanding team of contributors, who collectively provide a comprehensive and unparalleled survey of the field of language contact, covering both theoretical, conceptual and methodological issues and a wide range of case studies. It will be an invaluable resource for researchers and advanced students alike." Patrick Stevenson, University of Southampton.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405175807
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/11/2010
Series:
Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics Series, #45
Pages:
890
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 2.20(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors

Preface

Language Contact: Reconsideration and Reassessment Raymond Hickey Hickey, Raymond 1

Part I Contact and Linguistics 29

1 Contact Explanations in Linguistics Sarah Thomason Thomason, Sarah 31

2 Genetic Classification and Language Contact Michael Noonan Noonan, Michael 48

3 Contact, Convergence, and Typology Yaron Matras Matras, Yaron 66

4 Contact and Grammaticalization Tania Kuteva Kuteva, Tania 86

5 Language Contact and Grammatical Theory Karen P. Corrigan Corrigan, Karen P. 106

6 Computational Models and Language Contact April McMahon McMahon, April 128

Part II Contact and Change 149

7 Contact and Language Shift Raymond Hickey Hickey, Raymond 151

8 Contact and Borrowing Donald Winford Winford, Donald 170

9 Contact and Code-Switching Penelope Gardner-Chloros Gardner-Chloros, Penelope 188

10 Contact and Dialectology David Britain Britain, David 208

11 Contact and New Varieties Paul Kerswill Kerswill, Paul 230

12 Contact and Change: Pidgins and Creoles John Holm Holm, John 252

Part III Contact and Society 263

13 Scenarios for Language Contact Pieter Muysken Muysken, Pieter 265

14 Ethnic Identity and Linguistic Contact Carmen Fought Fought, Carmen 282

15 Contact and Sociolinguistic Typology Peter Trudgill Trudgill, Peter 299

16 Contact and Language Death Suzanne Romaine Romaine, Suzanne 320

17 Fieldwork in Contact Situations Claire Bowern Bowern, Claire 340

Part IV Case Studies of Contact 359

18 Macrofamilies, Macroareas, and Contact Johanna Nichols Nichols, Johanna 361

19 Contact and Prehistory: The Indo-European Northwest Theo Vennemann Vennemann, Theo 380

20 Contact and the History of Germanic Languages Paul Roberge Roberge, Paul 406

21 Contact and the Early History of English Markku Filppula Filppula, Markku 432

22 Contact and the Development of American English Thomas C. Purnell Purnell, Thomas C. 454

23 Contact Englishes and Creoles in the Caribbean Edgar W. Schneider Schneider, Edgar W. 478

24 Contact and Asian Varieties of English Umberto Ansaldo Ansaldo, Umberto 498

25 Contact and African Englishes Rajend Mesthrie Mesthrie, Rajend 518

26 Contact and the Celtic Languages Joseph F. Eska Eska, Joseph F. 538

27 Spanish and Portuguese in Contact John M. Lipski Lipski, John M. 550

28 Contact and the Development of the Slavic Languages Lenore A. Grenoble Grenoble, Lenore A. 581

29 Contact and the Finno-Ugric Languages Johanna Laakso Laakso, Johanna 598

30 Language Contact in the Balkans Brian D. Joseph Joseph, Brian D. 618

31 Contact and the Development of Arabic Kees Versteech Versteech, Kees 634

32 Turkic Language Contacts Lars Johanson Johanson, Lars 652

33 Contact and North American Languages Marianne Mithun Mithun, Marianne 673

34 Language Contact in Africa: A Selected Review G. Tucker Childs Childs, G. Tucker 695

35 Contact and Siberian Languages Brigitte Pakendorf Pakendorf, Brigitte 714

36 Language Contact in South Asia Harold F. Schiffman Schiffman, Harold F. 738

37 Language Contact and Chinese Stephen Matthews Matthews, Stephen 757

38 Contact and Indigenous Languages in Australia Patrick McConvell McConvell, Patrick 770

39 Language Contact in the New Guinea Region William A. Foley Foley, William A. 795

40 Contact Languages of the Pacific Jeff Siegel Siegel, Jeff 814

Author Index 837

Subject Index 844

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