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Author Trudgill, Peter.
Title Sociolinguistic typology : social determinants of linguistic complexity / Peter Trudgill.
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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 Floor4  P128.C664 T78 2011    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xxxviii, 236 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Oxford linguistics
Oxford linguistics.
Contents Sociolinguistic typology and the speed of change -- Complexification, simplification, and two types of contact -- Isolation and complexification -- Mechanisms of complexification -- Contact and isolation in phonology -- Mature phenomena and societies of intimates -- Epilogue: on the future of linguistic complexity.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [190]-223) and index.
Subject Complexity (Linguistics)
Sociolinguistics.
Typology (Linguistics)
ISBN 0199604355
9780199604340
0199604347
9780199604357
OCLC number 713186795