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Author Tryon, D. T. (Darrell T.)
Title Pacific pidgins and creoles : origins, growth and development / by Darrell T. Tryon, Jean-Michel Charpentier.
Imprint Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 2004.

Author Tryon, D. T. (Darrell T.)
Series Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs ; 132
Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs ; 132.
Subject Pidgin languages -- Pacific Area -- History.
Creole dialects -- Pacific Area -- History.
Language and culture -- Oceania.
Linguistic geography.
Pacific Area -- Languages -- History.
Oceania -- Languages -- History.
Alt Name Charpentier, Jean-Michel.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 559 pages) : illustrations, maps.
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Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 523-550) and index.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
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. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Contents Acknowledgements -- List of maps, figures and tables -- Abbreviations -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Present-day Pacific Pidgins -- 2.1. Bislama -- 2.2. Solomon Islands Pijin -- 2.3. Tok Pisin (Papua New Guinea) -- 2.4. Pitcairn-Norfolk -- 2.5. Hawaiian Pidgin English -- 2.6. Ngatik Men's Language -- 2.7. Australian Kriol -- 2.8. Broken (Torres Strait) -- 2.9. Nauruan Pidgin English -- Chapter 3: Previous theories of pidgin development -- 3.0. Introduction -- 3.1. Genesis and general theory -- 3.2. The genesis of contact languages in Oceania -- 3.3. Conclusion.
Chapter 4: Early days: History of contacts 1788-1863 -- A. The Australian scene -- 4.1. New South Wales -- 4.2. Queensland -- 4.3. South Australia, Northern Territory, Western Australia -- 4.4. Tasmania -- B. Australia -- South Pacific island maritime links -- 4.5. Summary of recorded South Pacific voyages 1788-1840 -- Chapter 5: The beginnings: The language situation 1788-1863 -- 5.0. Introductory -- 5.1. Foreigner Talk and European contact in Australia and the Pacific -- 5.2. Samples of New South Wales Pidgin 1788-1850 -- 5.3. New South Wales Pidgin glossary 1788-1850.
5.4. Examples from Pacific states pre-1863 -- 5.5. Pacific Pidgin glossary 1788-1850 (list of first usages, including Australia and Pacific) -- Chapter 6: The plantations: History of contacts 1863-1906 -- 6.1. Introductory -- 6.2. The overseas plantations -- 6.3. The sources of labour -- 6.4. Other Pacific states involved pre-1863 -- 6.5. Plantations at home -- Chapter 7: Jargon to pidgin: The language situation 1863-1906 -- 7.0. Introduction -- 7.1. Examples from 19th century written sources -- 7.2. The 1885-1886 Royal Commission -- 7.3. Queensland Canefields English -- 7.4. The Vanuatu corpus.
7.5. Conclusions -- Chapter 8: Colonial days: History of contacts 1906-1975 -- 8.0. Introductory -- 8.1. Plantations in the New Hebrides Condominium (Vanuatu) -- 8.2. Papua New Guinea (and Samoa) -- 8.3. Solomon Islands -- Chapter 9: Differentiation: The language situation 1906-1975 -- 9.1. Overall language situation at the beginning of the 20th Century -- 9.2. New Hebrides (Vanuatu) -- 9.3. Solomon Islands -- 9.4. Papua New Guinea -- 9.5. Bislama, Solomons Pijin and Tok Pisin: differential elements -- 9.6. Conclusions -- Chapter 10: Today's world: 1975 to the present -- 10.1. Vanuatu.
10.2. Papua New Guinea (PNG) -- 10.3. Solomon Islands -- 10.4 Conclusion of Chapter 10 -- Chapter 11: Conclusion -- Appendix I. Konstitusin blong Ripablik blong Vanuatu (Niu Hebredis) 1980 -- Appendix II. Maps -- References -- Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783110899689 (electronic bk.)
311089968X (electronic bk.)
3110169983 (cl.)
9783110169980 (cl.)
OCLC # 646020470
Additional Format Print version: Tryon, D.T. (Darrell T.). Pacific pidgins and creoles. Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 2004 (OCoLC)56112036


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