The Resource Central American English, edited by John Holm ; with contributions by Geneviève Escure [and others]

Central American English, edited by John Holm ; with contributions by Geneviève Escure [and others]

Label
Central American English
Title
Central American English
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Holm ; with contributions by Geneviève Escure [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume is about the Anglophone creoles to be found on the Caribbean coast of Central America (Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama), and its offshore islands (Providencia, San Andrés and the Caymans) . The study of these Anglophone varieties is comparatively recent and based on current field work from Belize to Panama. One of the interesting features that emerges is the tentative map of diachronic and synchronic relationsships among the Anglophone creoles of the Caribbean, as illustrated partly by the lexicon and partly by grammatical constructions. The studies in this book are
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
427/.9728
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PM7874.C27
LC item number
C46 1983eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Varieties of English around the world. T.,
Series volume
v. 2
Label
Central American English, edited by John Holm ; with contributions by Geneviève Escure [and others]
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-183)
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / John Holm -- Belizean creole / Genevieve Escure -- The Bay Island English of Honduras / Elissa Warantz -- Nicaragua's Miskito Coast creole english / John Holm -- The creoles of Costa Rica and Panama / Anita Herzfeld -- Creoles of the off-shore islands: Providencia, San Andres and the Caymans / William Washabaugh
Control code
ocn710044838
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (184 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027286697
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b27992305
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)710044838
  • pebcs9027286698
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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