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Published: 20 February 2020

806 Pages


ISBN: 9780199945092

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The Oxford Handbook of Language Contact

Anthony P. Grant

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  • Examines contact-induced linguistic change (CILC), or the ways in which one language can exert influence on another language, and how to assess that influence
  • Global in scope and with over 30 contributors, this Handbook includes work on languages and areas not often examined in linguistics research, including West Africa and Aboriginal Australia
  • Each chapter focuses on a one particular language for greater depth and level of detail
  • Provides numerous fascinating examples to illustrate language-transfer clearly and accessibly

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