Rachel Selbach

List of John Benjamins publications for which Rachel Selbach plays a role.


Gradual Creolization: Studies celebrating Jacques Arends

Edited by Rachel Selbach, Hugo C. Cardoso and Margot van den Berg

[Creole Language Library, 34] 2009. x, 392 pp.
Subjects Contact Linguistics | Creole studies | Historical linguistics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology | Theoretical linguistics


Berg, Margot van den and Rachel Selbach 2009 One more cup of coffee: On Gradual CreolizationGradual Creolization: Studies celebrating Jacques Arends, Selbach, Rachel, Hugo C. Cardoso and Margot van den Berg (eds.), pp. 3–12 | Article
The terms superstrate and substrate seem to lose some of their predictive force in the earliest documented European contact language. While Lingua Franca (LF) is best known for its purported origins as a trade pidgin used across all areas of the Mediterranean, the vast majority of actually… read more