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1975. Dynamics of a Creole System. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1981. Roots of Language. Ann Arbor: Karoma Press. , and A. fLcalante. 1970. Palenquero, a Spanish-based Creole of Northern Columbia. Lingua 24. Byrne, F. 1987. Grammatical Relations in a Radical Creole. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins. Carrington, L. 1984. St Lucian Creole: A Description of Its Phonology and MorphoSyntax. Hamburg: Helmut Buske Verlag. 1992. Images of Creole space. Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 7, no.

1993. Africanisms in Afro-American Language Varieties. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press. Muhleisen, S. 1993. Attitudes towards language varieties in Trinidad. Master's thesis, Free University of Berlin. Parkvall, M. 1995. The role of St Kitts in a new scenario of French Creole genesis. In From Contact to Creole and Beyond, edited by P. Baker. London: University of Westminster Press. Patrick, P. 1999. Urban Jamaican Creole: Variation in the Mesolect. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Pollard, V.

As well as his work in lexicography, mentioned earlier, his outline of Caribbean Creole structure (1957-1958) and his sociohistorical introduction to Jamaican Creole (I960) were firsts for the "Anglophone" Caribbean. He has repeatedly called for cooperation with trained Africanists in the effort to assess the African contribution to Creole genesis (see, for example, Bailey 1966: viii). His was also one of the voices which very early called for a new approach to education in Jamaica that recognized that English was not the first language of the majority of learners.

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