Language and Social History

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Subtitle: Studies in South African Sociolinguistics
Editor: Rajend Mesthrie 
Publisher: David Philip (1995)
ISBN-10: 0864862806
ISBN-13: 9780864862808
Condition: Very Good. The cover has some light rubbing, a few scratches and wear to edges, corners and spine-ends. Scuffing and a few nicks along bottom edges. There is a crease across the top back corner and a few of the pages. Small closed tear at the base of the spine. Still an internally clean, unsold copy.
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 352
Dimensions: 23.2 x 15.2 x 2.1 cm
Weight: 0.38 kg

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This work brings together a wide range of studies of major sociolinguistic issues as they concern the languages of South Africa. Written by specialists in their fields, the contributions deal with topics such as language contact, language loss, the formation of pidgins, creoles, and social dialects, and language policy and planning. Chiefly aimed at all students of linguistics and language.

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