Language contact in the Arctic : northern pidgins and contact languages / edited by Ernst Håkon Jahr, Ingvild Broch.

Published
  • Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter 1996
Physical description
1 online resource (357 p.)
ISBN
  • 3-11-081330-0
Notes
  • English
  • Chiefly papers presented at the 9th International Tromsø Symposium on Language: Arctic Pidgins, which was held June 4-6, 1992, University of Tromsø.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • ""Preface""; ""Introduction""; ""Northern pidgins""; ""Dual-source pidgins and reverse creoloids: Northern perspectives on language contact""; ""The special case of Arctic pidgins""; ""Siberia""; ""Language contact in northeastern Siberia (Chukotka and Kamchatka)""; ""Chukchi, English, and Eskimo: A survey of jargons in the Chukotka area""; ""A case of nongenetic development in the Arctic area: The contribution of Aleut and Russian to the formation of Copper Island Aleut""; ""The Taimyr Peninsula Russian-based pidgin""; ""Northwestern Russia and Scandinavia""
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Language
  • English

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