Author:Robert McColl Millar; William Barras; Lisa Bonnici

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Lexical Variation and Attrition in the Scottish Fishing Communities

By: Robert McColl Millar; William Barras; Lisa Bonnici

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003217

ISBN: 0748691774

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with slightly bumped corners but otherwise in Fine condition. S31 Over the last half century many scholars have recorded, analysed and theorised language death. At the same time, many sociolinguists have considered how rapid and dependable transport, mass education and increasingly globalised work patterns have affected how dialects in industrial and post-industrial societies are constructed and perceived; more often than not, these changes have been detrimental to the integrity of traditional dialects. The forces involved are most perceptible in loss of local lexis; this has been ... View more info