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Title Tok Pisin texts : from the beginning to the present / edited by Peter Mühlhäusler, Thomas E. Dutton, Suzanne Romaine.

Imprint Amsterdam : Philadelphia, PA : John Benjamins, ©2003.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 284 pages) : illustrations, 1 map.
Series Varieties of English around the world. Text series, 0172-7362 ; v. T9
Varieties of English around the world. Text series ; v. 9.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-284) and index.
Summary Tok Pisin is one of the most important languages of Melanesia and is used in a wide range of public and private functions in Papua New Guinea. The language has featured prominently in Pidgin and Creole linguistics and has featured in a number of debates in theoretical linguistics. With their extensive fieldwork experience and vast knowledge of the archives relating to Papua New Guinea, Peter Mühlhäusler, Thomas E. Dutton and Suzanne Romaine compiled this Tok Pisin text collection. It brings together representative samples of the largest Pidgin language of the Pacific area. These texts represen.
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Subject Tok Pisin language -- Texts.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Mühlhäusler, Peter.
Dutton, Thomas Edward, 1935-
Romaine, Suzanne, 1951-
Other Form: Print version: Tok Pisin texts. Amsterdam : Philadelphia, PA : John Benjamins, ©2003 1588114562 9027247188 (DLC) 2003055683 (OCoLC)52942938
ISBN 1423761405 (electronic bk.)
9781423761402 (electronic bk.)