On Dialect

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Study of the relation between different dialects and their geographical and sociological distribution. Chapters on Linguistic change and diffusion, Language contact and language change, Language contact in Greece, Language shift and identity (Why Arvanites are not Albanians) Acts of conflicting identity (the sociolinguistics of British pop-song pronunciation) and many others.

Blackwell paperback. No marks and good binding. The spine is rather bleached and the discolouration extends to the adjacent front and rear covers.

An academic book but written in accessible terms

Item details

Author(s):
Trugill, Peter.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23 x 15 cm approx
Edition:
1984
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
063113686x
ISBN-13:
063113686x
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
Blackwell
Title:
On Dialect

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Study of the relation between different dialects and their geographical and sociological distribution. Chapters on Linguistic change and diffusion, Language contact and language change, Language contact in Greece, Language shift and identity (Why Arvanites are not Albanians) Acts of conflicting identity (the sociolinguistics of British pop-song pronunciation) and many others.

Blackwell paperback. No marks and good binding. The spine is rather bleached and the discolouration extends to the adjacent front and rear covers.

An academic book but written in accessible terms

Author(s):
Trugill, Peter.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23 x 15 cm approx
Edition:
1984
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
063113686x
ISBN-13:
063113686x
Number of pages:
240
Publisher:
Blackwell
Title:
On Dialect

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