The Baloch and their neighbours: ethnic and linguistic contact in Balochistan in historical and modern times

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Reichert, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 380 pages
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This volume contains the contributions of an international symposiumon linguistic contact in Balochistan. The issues treated range from linguistic contact of Balochi and its neighbour languages in historical and modern times to sociolinguistic questions of multilingualism and to the role of Balochi as minority language in present-day Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan and the Gulf States. The volume presents a comprehensive and multifacetted overview of current research on Balochi.

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Pakistan
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Historical Linguistics
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Language Contact in Balochistan from the Indian Point of View
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