Diss: Linguistic variation and change in the Portuguese of São Tomé

Published: 30/01/2018
Diss: Linguistic variation and change in the Portuguese of São Tomé
Source: LINGUISTLIST.ORG

This dissertation focuses on the variety of Portuguese spoken in São Tomé, the capital of São Tomé and Príncipe, and its surroundings. From the sixteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth century, Forro, Angolar, and Lung’ie (three native creoles) were the most widely spoken languages on the islands. However, the massive arrivals of contract laborers starting at the end of the nineteenth c

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