Publication details [#17832]
Singh, Rajendra. 1995. Linguistic theory, language contact, and Modern Hindustani: The three sides of a linguistic story. (American University Studies. Series 13: Linguistics 31). New York: Peter Lang. xiv + 153 pp.
Book – monograph
Besides a broader theoretical agenda, subscribing to the thesis of the autonomy of language, especially regarding its formal aspects, the three central chapters of this work are concerned with explanations of language contact phenomena pertaining to Hindustani and some other languages and presented as follows: the limits of functionalism; the limits of formalism; and towards an adjudication.