Monthly Archives: November 2013

New Negerhollands manuscripts!

In 2008 the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV) obtained 18 notebooks with texts of Johann Böhner, the most important eighteenth century translator of Negerhollands liturgical texts.  These manuscripts  are probably copies made shortly before 1940. I hope to study these texts in a few weeks.

http://www.kitlv.nl/

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Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures Online

Atlas of Pidgin and Creole Language Structures Online

The huge project already produced a beautiful paper Atlas, but wow… just look around in this very accessible online version to get to know or to study all kinds of contact languages. With a good and clear article about Negerhollands by Robbert van Sluijs, Radboud University Nijmegen.

This website is under construction.