Language Contact in the Early Colonial Pacific: Maritime Polynesian Pidgin before Pidgin English. By Emanuel J. Drechsel

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ISSN: 2381-2478

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2017
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http://hdl.handle.net/10125/43985
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Parker Jones, ʻŌiwi
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Ua huli ʻia kekahi ʻōlelo paʻi ʻai Polenesia ma loko o nā palapala o nā kenekulia 18 a 19 i kākau ʻia e nā kelamoku o ʻEulopa a me ʻAmelika. ʻO kēia ka moʻolelo i hoʻopuka ʻia ma kā Emanuel J. Drechsel puke ʻo Language Contact in the Early Colonial Pacific. We review Emanuel J. Drechsel's book, Language Contact in the Early Colonial Pacific, which documents an eighteenth- and nineteenth-century pidgin that emerged before Euro-American dominance in the Pacific and that reflects the dramatic changes in power from then to now.