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TitleGrammars in Contact: A Cross-Linguistic Typology (Explorations in Linguistic Typology)AuthorAikhenvald, Alexandra Y.PublishedOxford University Press 2007
Status:Check Shelves SubjectTypologyCategoryExplorations in Linguistic TypologyMediaPaperback,BookEdition1ISBN0199556466Call NumberAikhenvald2007GTypeCirculating BookDescription

The present volume examines the ways in which linguistic traits may change in a contact situation. It contains an encyclopaedic introduction, which sets out a general theory of contact-induced change, and twelve subsequent chapters, which analyze the effects of language contact on grammatical systems in a variety of languages belonging to different geographical areas and diverse types.

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