- Series: Georgetown Studies in Spanish Linguistics
- Paperback: 288 pages
- Publisher: Georgetown University Press (September 24, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1589012135
- ISBN-13: 978-1589012134
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
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- Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
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"A very welcome addition to our accumulation of knowledge on the subject of Spanish in the United States. It has the advantage of being accessible to, and usable by, a wide spectrum of interested readers, both in linguistics per se and in the sociology of language. The author is to be congratulated for a job well done, well organized, and exquisitely presented."―Journal of Sociolinguistics
"The book shares with the rest of Lipski's work the fruits of his broad reading, wide-ranging fieldwork, impeccable scholarship, excellent organization, and exceptional clarity. Varieties of Spanish in the United States is a valuable and important contribution to the fields of Hispanic dialectology and language contact phenomena, and will be of interest to specialists and non-specialists alike."―Revista Internacional de Linguistica Iberoamericana
"This book offers a wealth of information in mostly very accessible and well-structured form."―Bulletin of Spanish Studies
"This book provides an impressive amount of useful information about Spanish in the U.S. The reader will not only learn about the past and present vitality of Spanish in the U.S. but also about the extensive scholarship devoted to documenting its many varieties."―Carmen Silva-Corvalán, University of Southern California
"Specialists in the field will celebrate the publication of Varieties of Spanish in the United States, which is the first book-length scholarly treatment not limited to a particular region or variety of Spanish in the United States. Lipski is the person best-suited for this undertaking, given the breadth of his command of the relevant literature and his own fieldwork."―Rena Torres Cacoullos, University of New Mexico
"Varieties of Spanish in the United States is a top-notch production by a scholar with a breadth of field that few can match. John Lipski covers the field thoroughly, with a sure and confident voice. Specialists will welcome this thorough volume, majors and graduates will get a foundational understanding of the research that has gone on for the past fifty years, and instructors will naturally reach for it."―Otto Santa Ana, University of California, Los Angeles
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