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Author Long, Daniel, 1963-

Title English on the Bonin (Ogasawara) Islands / Daniel Long.

Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.

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 UniM Bail  427.9528 LONG    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 255 pages cm. : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Series Publication of the American Dialect Society ; no. 91.
Publication of the American Dialect Society ; no. 91.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents I. Before the arrival of Japanese -- 1. The linguistic history of the Bonin Islands -- 2. Language varities used on the Bonins -- 3. English before the arrival of Japanese : native and contact varieties -- II. After the arrival of Japanese -- 4. Sociohistorical overview : English during the Early Japanese period -- 5. Late-nineteenth-century Bonin English -- III. Early twentieth century -- 6. Sociohistorical overview : English in the early twentieth cenutry / Daniel Long and Peter Trudgill -- 7. Early-twentieth-century Bonin English and the prewar Ogasawara mixed language -- IV. Navy period -- 8. Sociohistorical overview : English during the U.S. navy period -- 9. "Navy generation" Bonin English -- 10. Postwar Ogasawara mixed language -- V. Post reversion -- 11. Comparing sociolinguistic aspects of Bonin English with other isolated language-variety communities -- 12. English, Japanese, and Ogasawara mixed language in the postreversion period.
Subject English language -- Variation -- Japan -- Bonin Islands.
Pidgin English -- Japan -- Bonin Islands.
Creole dialects, English -- Japan -- Bonin Islands.
Bonin Islands (Japan) -- Languages.
Bonin Islands (Japan) -- Sociolinguistics.
North Pacific Region -- Languages.
ISBN 9780822366713 (cloth : alk. paper)