Pidgins and Creoles: Volume 2, Reference Survey
Language: en
Pages: 476
Authors: John A. Holm, John Alexander Holm
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An overview of the socio-historical development of some one hundred different pidgins and creoles.
Language: en
Pages: 15
Authors: John A. Holm, John Alexander Holm
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

In the course of the last 15 years, sociolinguistics (or the sociology of language) has established itself as an academic subject in many countries. The discipline promises to be of benefit in solving practical problems in such areas as language planning and standardization, language teaching and therapy, and language policy.
Portuguese and Luso-Asian Legacies in Southeast Asia, 1511-2011
Language: en
Authors: Laura Jarnagin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-08-01 - Publisher: Flipside Digital Content Company Inc.

"e;In 1511, a Portuguese expedition under the command of Afonso de Albuquerque arrived on the shores of Malacca, taking control of the prosperous Malayan port-city after a swift military campaign. Portugal, a peripheral but then technologically advanced country in southwestern Europe since the latter fifteenth century, had been in the
Africanisms in Afro-American Language Varieties
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Salikoko S. Mufwene, Nancy Condon
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: University of Georgia Press

For review see: Daniel J. Crowley, in New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids, vol. 70, no. 1 & 2 (1996); p. 188-190.
Current Trends in Nigerian Pidgin English
Language: en
Pages: 356
Authors: Akinmade T. Akande, Oladipo Salami
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-25 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

This book focuses on the structure and sociolinguistics of Nigerian Pidgin English. Its major aim is to serve as a compendium which touches different major aspects of NPE as it has been observed that earlier works in this area have focused only on one aspect or the other. It will