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PE3102.N4D58 1973
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TITLE: Black English : its history and usage in the United States.
AUTHOR: Dillard, J. L. (Joey Lee), 1924-
PUBLISHED: New York : Vintage Books, 1973.
DESCRIPTION: xiv, 361 p. : map ; 19 cm.
EDITION: Vintage Books ed.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-347) and index.
NOTES: An investigation of the ways in which Black English differs from other varieties of American English, arguing that the differences are traceable to language-contact phenomena associated with the West African slave trade and with European maritime expansion, and discussing its effect on the education of African-American children.
NOTES: Interest level: Adult
SUBJECT: Afro-Americans--Languages.
SUBJECT: Black English--United States.
SUBJECT: Americanisms.
SUBJECT: African Americans--Language.

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