A Historical Perspective on Spanish in the Califor…

ABSTRACT. This paper provides a historical perspective of Spanish in the U.S.-Mexico border by focusing on seventy-two unpublished documents written in the San Diego area in the 19th century, before and after the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo of 1848. A linguistic analysis reveals three main features of this variety. Firstly, it is closely connected to Mexican dialects. This claim is supported…


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