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By John M. Lipski

ISBN-10: 0521115582

ISBN-13: 9780521115582

ISBN-10: 0521822653

ISBN-13: 9780521822657

The African slave exchange, starting within the 15th century, introduced African languages into touch with Spanish and Portuguese, leading to the Africans' slow acquisition of those languages. during this 2004 e-book, John Lipski describes the key different types of Afro-Hispanic language present in the Iberian Peninsula and Latin the USA during the last 500 years. in addition to discussing pronunciation, morphology and syntax, he separates valid varieties of Afro-Hispanic expression from those who consequence from racist stereotyping, to evaluate how touch with the African diaspora has had an everlasting impression on modern Spanish. A crucial factor is the prospect that Spanish, in touch with audio system of African languages, could have creolized and restructured - within the Caribbean and maybe somewhere else - completely affecting neighborhood and social kinds of Spanish at the present time. The e-book is followed by way of the biggest identified anthology of fundamental Afro-Hispanic texts from Iberia, Latin the US, and previous Afro-Hispanic contacts in Africa and Asia.

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