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By John M. Lipski

ISBN-10: 0521115582

ISBN-13: 9780521115582

ISBN-10: 0521822653

ISBN-13: 9780521822657

The African slave alternate, starting within the 15th century, introduced African languages into touch with Spanish and Portuguese, leading to the Africans' sluggish acquisition of those languages. during this 2004 e-book, John Lipski describes the key types of Afro-Hispanic language present in the Iberian Peninsula and Latin the US over the past 500 years. in addition to discussing pronunciation, morphology and syntax, he separates valid sorts of Afro-Hispanic expression from those who end result from racist stereotyping, to evaluate how touch with the African diaspora has had an enduring effect on modern Spanish. A central factor is the prospect that Spanish, in touch with audio system of African languages, could have creolized and restructured - within the Caribbean and maybe in different places - completely affecting nearby and social kinds of Spanish this present day. The booklet is followed by means of the biggest recognized anthology of basic Afro-Hispanic texts from Iberia, Latin the US, and previous Afro-Hispanic contacts in Africa and Asia.

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