New-dialect formation the inevitability of colonial Englishes by Peter Trudgill

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Colonies.,
  • Commonwealth countries.

Subjects:

  • English language -- Great Britain -- Colonies,
  • English language -- Commonwealth countries,
  • English language -- Dialects -- Great Britain -- Colonies,
  • English language -- Dialects -- Commonwealth countries,
  • English language -- Variation -- Great Britain -- Colonies,
  • English language -- Variation -- Commonwealth countries,
  • Languages in contact -- Great Britain -- Colonies,
  • Languages in contact -- Commonwealth countries,
  • English language -- 19th century -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [166]-176) and index.

Book details

StatementPeter Trudgill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE2751 .T78 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 180 p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3679216M
ISBN 100195220439
LC Control Number2003021072

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In the context of New Zealand, for instance, new dialect formation took place after initial immigration of speakers from different regions of the British Isles.

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