Language Contact and the Making of an Afro-Hispanic Vernacular

Language Contact and the Making of an Afro-Hispanic Vernacular

Variation and Change in the Colombian Choco

Sessarego, Sandro (University of Texas, Austin)

Cambridge University Press

09/2019

260

Dura

Inglês

9781108485814

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Using a cohesive approach that combines linguistics, legal history and colonial studies, this study advances our knowledge of creolistics. Focusing primarily on Afro-Hispanic varieties, it will be of interest to scholars and advanced students in language contact, historical linguistics, language variation and change, and Latin American studies.
1. Introduction; 2. The place of Choco Spanish in the Spanish creole debate; 3. A sketch of Choco Spanish; 4. Roots of some languages; 5. Black slavery in the Pacific lowlands of Colombia; 6. Testing the legal hypothesis of Creole genesis on colonial Choco; 7. Final considerations.
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