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By Donald Winford

ISBN-10: 0631212507

ISBN-13: 9780631212508

ISBN-10: 0631212515

ISBN-13: 9780631212515

This booklet is a entire advent to the research of language touch and its results, in addition to the social and linguistic components concerned.

  • Provides a entire advent to the sector of touch linguistics.
  • Examines a variety of language touch phenomena from either basic linguistic and sociolinguistic perspectives.
  • Offers an account of present ways to the entire significant kinds of contact-induced change.
  • Discusses the final strategies and rules which are at paintings in situations of contact.

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