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The Missing Spanish Creoles: Recovering the Birth of Plantation Contact
The Missing Spanish Creoles Recovering the Birth of Plantation Contact
Author: John H. McWhorter
John McWhorter challenges an enduring paradigm among linguists in this provocative exploration of the origins of plantation creoles. Using a wealth of data--linguistic, sociolinguistic, historical--he proposes that the "limited access model" of creole genesis is seriously flawed. That model maintains that plantation creole languages emerged ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780520219991
ISBN-10: 0520219996
Publication Date: 5/25/2000
Pages: 281
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Publisher: University of California Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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