The multilingual Apple : languages in New York City / edited by Ofelia García, Joshua A. Fishman

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Subjects: Linguistic minorities--New York (State)--New York
Sociolinguistics--New York (State)--New York
New York (N.Y.)--Languages
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1997
Series: Contributions to the sociology of language 77
LC Classification: P
Physical Description: xiv, 373 p. : map ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Ofelia Garcia, Joshua A. Fishman
New York's multilingualism: World languages and their role in a U.S. city / Ofelia Garcia 3
Irish in nineteenth century New York / Kenneth E. Nilsen 53
German in New York / John R. Costello 71
Yiddish in New York / Hannah Kliger, Rakhmiel Peltz 93
Italian in New York / Hermann W. Haller 119
Greek in New York / Chrysie M. Costantakos, John N. Spiridakis 143
Spanish in New York / Ana Celia Zentella 167
Hebrew in New York / Alvin I. Schiff 203
Chinese in New York / Shiwen Pan 231
The languages of India in New York / Kamal K. Sridhar 257
Haitian Creole in New York / Carole M. Berotte Joseph 281
English Caribbean Creole in New York / Lise Winer, Lona Jack 301
Do ethnics have culture? And what's so special about New York anyway? / Joshua A. Fishman 341
Contributors 355
Index 357
Additional Authors: García, Ofelia
Fishman, Joshua A
Notes: LCCN: 96006544
ISBN: 3110157071 (pbk.)
ISBN: 3110150891 (acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 36104199
ISBN/ISSN: 3110157071