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Plantation languages in Fiji

Siegel, Jeff


The main aim of this thesis is to present a sociolinguistic description of language contact on Fiji's platntations from 1865 to 1920, and to describe language varieties which resulted from this contact. This information is examined in light of various theoretical questions concerning contact varieties such as pidgins, creoles, and koines. The introduction presents these aims and some of the theoretical questions involved. It also gives a sociolinguistic sketch of Fiji, outlines the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1985
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d723a3cecb53


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