Download PDF by John Lipski: Afro-Bolivian Spanish. (Lengua y Sociedad en el Mundo

By John Lipski

ISBN-10: 8484893677

ISBN-13: 9788484893677

Highland Bolivia, recognized in colonial occasions as Alto Perú, was once the positioning of the earliest large importation of African slaves in Spanish the USA. regardless of the hardships of colonial slavery and demographic assimilation, a small yet identifiable Afro-Bolivian inhabitants often called Yungas stay in that region this day. In a number of remoted Yungas groups, a restructured Afro-Hispanic language survives along modern Spanish, obviously representing a survival of the pidginized Spanish as soon as spoken by means of African-born slaves (bozales) in colonial Spanish the US. in line with wide fieldwork within the Afro-Bolivian groups, this booklet presents a close description of this precise and engaging Afro-Bolivian dialect. In so doing, it highlights the significance of Yungas speech to Spanish dialect in addition to creole studies.

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