Voices of Our Ancestors: Language Contact in Early South Carolina

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Nichols offers the first detailed linguistic history of South Carolina as she explores the contacts between distinctive language cultures in the colonial and early federal eras and studies the dialects that evolved even as English became paramount. Nicholss work also serves as a new avenue of inquiry into South Carolinas social history from the epoch of Native American primacy to the present day. South Carolina experienced a diverse influx of cultures and languages from the onset, drawing influences from Native Americans, ...

Voices of Our Ancestors: Language Contact in Early South Carolina 2009, University of South Carolina Press

ISBN-13: 9781570037757

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