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"Studies in Caribbean Languages” with Language Science Press

This series publishes Open Access scholarly monographs and edited volumes on languages of the Caribbean, and Caribbean languages used in diaspora communities worldwide. By 'Caribbean languages', we include those language varieties used in all territories of the Caribbean Sea, and those used along the northern coast of South America, and the Caribbean and Atlantic coasts of North and Central America. In keeping with the tradition of the Society we will also consider books on Gullah, Kréyol La Lwizyàn, and African American Vernacular English (AAVE). The SCL Series welcomes works in all descriptive and theoretical frameworks regardless of the sub-discipline of linguistics. We are also interested in interdisciplinary works which explore the respective interface between language and areas such as anthropology, law, mathematics, media, music, psychology, and sociology. Learn More.

Vini Chanté an Patwa (Come Sing in Patois) - Songbook and CD

Blizzard, Florence and Nnamdi Hodge St Augustine: SCL, 2009.

Read News Release "Patois brought back to life as new songbook launches", UWI, St. Augustine
and follow Trinidadian Patois Speakers here

**Cost: TTD150 or USD24 (plus postage).**

Studies in Caribbean Language II - Papers from the Ninth Biennial Conference of the SCL

CHRISTIE, Pauline G., Barbara Lalla, Velma Pollard, and Lawrence D. Carrington, eds. Conference of the SCL, 1992. St. Augustine: SCL, 1998.
**Cost: TTD185 or USD30 (plus postage).**


Studies in Caribbean Language I

CARRINGTON, Lawrence D., in collaboration with Dennis R. Craig and Ramón Todd Dandaré, St. Augustine: SCL, 1983.
**Cost: TTD185 or USD30 (plus postage).**


Ivory Towers: The Memoirs of a Pidgin Fancier

LePage, Robert B. Cave Hill: SCL, 2002.
Ivory Towers is this celebrated scholar's personal memoir of 50 years of professional work on language and Caribbean language in particular, in universities around the world. The recollections represent an individual mind, filtering experience through a lens shaped by his time, and offers a range of vision likely to interest many within and outside the field of linguistics.

**Cost: TTD180 or USD30 (plus postage).**


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Leeward Caribbean Creole English is an English-based Creole language consisting of several varieties spoken in Antigua, Barbuda, Montserrat, Nevis, and Saint Kitts. There are subtle differences in the language's usage by different people, and speakers often use it in combination with (Standard) English. View more Caribbean country profiles.
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