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Andrade, Luis - The Spanish of the Northern Peruvian Andes: A Sociohistorical and Dialectological Account (Historical Sociolinguistics) - 9783034317900 - V9783034317900
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The Spanish of the Northern Peruvian Andes: A Sociohistorical and Dialectological Account (Historical Sociolinguistics)

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Description for The Spanish of the Northern Peruvian Andes: A Sociohistorical and Dialectological Account (Historical Sociolinguistics) Paperback. This book analyses a set of rarely described regional Spanish varieties spoken throughout the northern Peruvian Andes, shedding new light on how the regional varieties of Spanish in America were shaped over time and proposing ways of delving into language history in postcolonial contexts, where native codes were overwritten by European languages. Series: Historical Sociolinguistics Studies on Language and Society in the Past. Num Pages: 428 pages, 7. BIC Classification: CBX; CFB; CFF; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 224 x 27. Weight in Grams: 600.
This book analyses a set of rarely described regional Spanish varieties spoken throughout much of the northern Peruvian Andes (Cajamarca, La Libertad and Ancash) from a sociohistorical and dialectological perspective. What are the main dialectological features of these varieties? Are these features the same ones that shape southern Andean Spanish, a variety formed mainly through contact with Quechua and Aymara? Which of these features are distinctly outcomes of contact with Culle, the main substrate language of the region, which was mentioned in colonial and postcolonial documents but is now extinct? How are these features linked to the postcolonial history of ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Series
Historical Sociolinguistics Studies on Language and Society in the Past
Condition
New
Number of Pages
428
Place of Publication
Pieterlen, Switzerland
ISBN
9783034317900
SKU
V9783034317900
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About Andrade, Luis
Luis Andrade Ciudad is Lecturer in Linguistics at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (PUCP). His research interests include Andean linguistics, language contact, and social and ethnographic approaches to language history.

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