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Alleyne, Mervyn C. 1971. Acculturation and the cultural matrix of creolization. In Hymes, Dell H., ed. Pidginization and creolization of languages. Cambridge University Press. pp. 169–186.
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A. discusses correlations between the language situation and other aspects of culture in the areas where 'creoles' are spoken. A basic cultural uniformity in West Africa is pointed at to explain linguistic and cultural aspects of Caribbean pidgins and creoles.