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Queensland canefields English of the late nineteenth century : (a record of interview with two of the last surviving Kanakas in North Queensland, 1964) / by Tom Dutton
Bib ID 3020580
Format BookBook
Author
Dutton, T. E. (Thomas Edward)
 
Description Canberra : Dept. of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University for Linguistic Circle of Canberra, 1980 
xiii, 147 p. : maps ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0858832240
Series

Pacific linguistics. Series D ; no. 29.

Summary

Material collected at Ayr; includes historical background; six texts by T. Lammon and P. Santo; analysis of phonology, grammar, vocabulary; comparison with other varieties of pidgin.

Notes

"Issued through the Linguistic Circle of Canberra."

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects English language. Canefields dialect. Queensland. Interviews.  |  Creole dialects, English -- Queensland.  |  Language - Linguistics - Phonology and phonetics.  |  Language - Vocabulary.  |  Language - Linguistics - Grammar and syntax.  |  Language - Kriol.  |  Employment - Conditions - Slavery and indentured labour.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Sugar.  |  Indigenous peoples - Pacific - Kanakas.  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)  |  Ayr (NE Qld SE55-15)
Other authors/contributors Australian National University. Research School of Pacific Studies. Department of Linguistics  |  Linguistic Circle of Canberra

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