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An introduction to pidgin and creoles

by John A. Holm

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Creole dialects.,
  • Pidgin languages.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-266) and index.

    StatementJohn Holm.
    SeriesCambridge textbooks in linguistics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPM7801 .H65 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 282 p. ;
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL37014M
    ISBN 100521584604, 0521585813
    LC Control Number99023499

      The difference between pidgin and creole is a bit more subtle than you think. At first, you're just two languages who are sort of seeing each other. Then, you're opening a joint bank account. The difference between pidgin and creole is a bit more subtle than you think. ”. This introduction to the linguistic study of pidgin and creole languages is clearly designed as an introductory course book. It does not demand a high level of previous linguistic knowledge. Part I: General Aspects and Part II: Theories of Genesis constitute the core for presentation and discussion in the classroom, while Part III: <i>Sketches of Individual .

    Book review: An Introduction to Pidgins and Creoles Article in Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 11(2) - June with 53 Reads How we measure 'reads'. An introduction to pidgins and creoles. [John A Holm] The book is generally well-produced, containing a list of abbreviations, a page index, Pidgins -- Introduction. Creole dialects; Pidgin languages; Confirm this request. You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

    Get this from a library! Pidgins and Creoles: an introduction.. [Jacques Arends; Pieter Muysken; Norval Smith;] -- This introduction to the linguistic study of pidgin and creole languages is clearly designed as an introductory course book. It does not demand a high level of previous linguistic knowledge. Part I. This volume of the "Creole Language Library" series examines the social and historical aspects of pidgin and creole languages, such as Eskimo pidgin, Saramaccan and Papiamento. It looks at the theories of origin of these dialects and common grammatical features.


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An introduction to pidgin and creoles by John A. Holm Download PDF EPUB FB2

In addition to pidgins, mixed languages are treated in a separate chapter. Research on pidgin and creole languages during the past decade has yielded an abundance of uncovered material and new insights.

This introduction, written jointly. Pidgin Grammar: An Introduction to the Creole Language of Hawaiÿi is an interesting and accessible reference for anyone wanting to know more about this unique language of the Hawaiian Islands.

This is the first book devoted entirely to a serious description of Pidgin origins and grammar, and the first work on Pidgin grammar that does not require knowledge of 4/4(9). Book Description.

This textbook is a clear and concise introduction to the study of how new languages come into being. Starting with an overview of the field's basic concepts, it surveys the new languages that developed as a result of the European expansion to the Americas, Africa, Asia and the by: Here is the book if you want a one-volume linguistic introduction to Pidgin & Creole Studies.

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Starting with an overview of the field's basic concepts, it surveys the new languages that developed as a result of the European expansion to the Americas, Africa, Asia and the Pacific. An Introduction to Pidgins and Creoles.

This textbook is a clear An introduction to pidgin and creoles book concise introduction to the study of how new languages come into being. Starting with an overview of the field's basic concepts, it surveys the new languages that developed as a result of the European expansion to the Americas, Africa, Asia and the Pacific.

Research on pidgin and creole languages during the past decade has yielded an abundance of uncovered material and new insights. This introduction, written jointly by the creolists of the University of Amsterdam, could not have been written without recourse to Pages: Read the full-text online edition of An Introduction to Pidgin and Creoles ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, An Introduction to Pidgin and Creoles. An Introduction to Pidgin and Creoles. By John Holm. This textbook is a clear and concise introduction to the study of how new languages come into being. Starting with an. Introduction Pidgins and creoles and linguistics What earlier generations thought of pidgin and creole languages is all too clear from their very names: broken English, bastard Portuguese, nigger French, kombuistaaltje (‘cookhouse lingo’), isikula (‘coolie language’).

This. Devoted to a serious description of Pidgin origins and grammar, this work on Pidgin grammar does not require knowledge of linguistics. This reference is useful for anyone wanting to know more about this unique language of the Hawaiian Islands.

An Introduction to Pidgins and Creoles (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics) - Kindle edition by Holm, John. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading An Introduction to Pidgins and Creoles (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics).5/5(4).

Pidgins and Creoles. The focus of this study is upon those pidgins and creoles which are English based and which have arisen since the fifteenth century. The book examines the widespread nature of the pidgin/creole phenomenon and evaluates the current definitions of the terms and the theories which have been advanced to account for their existence.

An introduction to pidgins and creoles / John Holm | National Library of Australia Browse titles authors subjects uniform titles series callnumbers dewey numbers starting from optional. Others centre on the “creole continuum”, the social continuum of dialects produced when creoles in prolonged contact with their superstrates “decreolize.

The Handbook of Pidgin and Creole Studies. Editor(s): Silvia Kouwenberg; John Victor Singler MA, PhD, About this book.

Featuring an international contributor list, this long-awaited and broad-ranging collection examines the key issues, topics and research in pidgin and creole studies.

topics and research in pidgin and creole studies. An Introduction to Pidgins and Creoles is obviously intended to be a textbook for linguistics students, but the bulk of it is general enough to be of wider appeal. Holm writes clearly and explains all technical terms, and his introduction assumes little.

A pidgin is a reduced language resulting from contact between groups with no common language, while a creole is a pidgin. Presentation slides that introduce the origins and features of pidgin and creole languages while also addressing the novel category of expanded pidgins (a.k.a.

"pidgincreoles"). Created for an undergraduate sociolinguistics class at the. 1 Introduction 1 Pidgins and creoles and linguistics 1 Pidgins 4 Creoles 6 Other terms 9 Scope of the book 12 2 The development of theory 14 Introduction 14 Before European expansion 14 Early European expansion 16 The eighteenth century 18 The early nineteenth century 21 Van Name   The book is generally well-produced, containing a list of abbreviations, a page index, and two detailed language maps.' Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages "This book is well written, clear, and accessible to students with a minimum of linguistics background, and in all it covers well what it sets out to discuss."/5(8).

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Kent Sakoda and Jeff Siegel wrote Pidgin Grammar: An Introduction to the Creole Language of Hawai‘i (). This book provides detailed structural analyses of Hawai‘i Creole. In this issue, the interview “Kent Sakoda Discusses Pidgin Grammar” provides a useful introduction File Size: 89KB.

In a very real sense, the entire book is the definition, and the full nature of pidgins and creoles will emerge only gradually. Pidgins and creoles have been given both popular and scholarly attention.

Popularly, they are thought to be inferior, haphazard, broken, bastardized versions of older, longer established languages.states, as an introduction. The content is basic and instructional for the undergraduate student who has little knowledge or experience with Pidgin and Creole languages.

It is not designed to be an in-depth volume discussing all the various aspects of Pidgin and Creole linguistics; in fact, Pidgins are not given much focus at all.Pidgins and Creoles: an introduction. [Ishtla Singh] Placing pidgins and creoles in the wider setting of linguistic theory, this book aims to bridge the gap between introductory material and primary material.

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