Agency in the Emergence of Creole Languages

Agency in the Emergence of Creole Languages

The Role of Women, Renegades, and People of African and Indigenous Descent in the Emergence of the Colonial Era Creoles

eBook - 2012
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This book is a 'must read' for those who are looking for fresh perspectives on the process of creolization of language. Focusing on peoples whose agency has too often been rendered invisible in colonial and neo-colonial history and on voices which have too often been silenced in linguistic accounts of creole genesis, this volume considers socio-historical and linguistic evidence that attests to the important roles played in the emergence of the Atlantic and Pacific Creoles by marginalized populations, such as women and people of non-European descent. In this work, the authors amass and critica.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2012
ISBN: 9789027273796
9027273790
9781280676857
128067685X
9789027252685
9027252688
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Faraclas, Nicholas

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