The Resource The ecology of language evolution, Salikoko S. Mufwene

The ecology of language evolution, Salikoko S. Mufwene

Label
The ecology of language evolution
Title
The ecology of language evolution
Statement of responsibility
Salikoko S. Mufwene
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This major new work explores the development of creoles and other new languages, focusing on the conceptual and methodological issues they raise for genetic linguistics. Drawing on major theories of language formation, macroecology and population genetics, Mufwene proposes a common approach to the development of creoles and other new languages
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
417/.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
P140
LC item number
.M84 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge approaches to language contact
Label
The ecology of language evolution, Salikoko S. Mufwene
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-245) and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • 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
Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 2 The Founder Principle in the development of creoles; 3 The development of American Englishes: factoring contact in and the social bias out; 4 The legitimate and illegitimate offspring of English; 5 What research on development of creoles can contribute to genetic linguistics; 6 Language contact, evolution, and death: how ecology rolls the dice; 7 Past and recent population movements in Africa: their impact on its linguistic landscape; 8 Conclusions: the big picture; Notes
Control code
ocm51296916
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 255 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511612862
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b21990803
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)51296916
  • pebcs0511019343

Library Locations

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