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The languages of Africa (Publication / Research Center for the Language Sciences, Indiana University)

Joseph Harold Greenberg

The languages of Africa (Publication / Research Center for the Language Sciences, Indiana University)

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Published by Indiana University .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African languages,
  • Langues africaines

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8112148M
    ISBN 100877501157
    ISBN 109780877501152


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Price New from Used from Cited by: Sadly, both contemporary Black Africa and its Diaspora still suffer from the European colonization’s legacy of devaluating the languages and manners of the subjugated populations, thereby disenfranchising them.

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African languages Publisher Bloomington, Indiana University Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; china Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor The languages of Africa book Archive Language EnglishPages: I am particularly indebted to Archibald Tucker for sending me material from the files of the International African Institute The languages of Africa book the Coman languages, to Herbert Lewis and Harold Fleming for unpublished data which enabled me to classify the Bako language group as Cushitic, to.

Title: The Languages of Africa, Issues International journal of American linguistics, ISSN Volume 25 of Publication of the Indiana University Research Center in Anthropology, Folklore, and Linguistics, Publication Volume 25 of Publication, Indiana University Volume 25 of Research Center in Anthropology, Folklore and Linguistics Bloomington, Ind: Publication of the Indiana.

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The languages of Africa by Greenberg, Joseph Harold,Indiana University edition, in EnglishPages:   The Major Languages of South Asia, the Middle East and Africa. DOI link for The Major Languages of South Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

The Major Languages of South Asia, the Middle The languages of Africa book and Africa bookCited by: Works in African languages float into consciousness only as an afterthought. Consequently, the arrangement and number of chapters in this book reflect not only this condition but also the relative extent and importance of the literature each linguistic.

African literature written in English is not only a literature of great variety and power -- it is also a The languages of Africa book of world importance, entitled to the most detailed and advanced linguistic and stylistic analysis.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Greenberg, Joseph H. (Joseph Harold), Languages of Africa. Bloomington: Indiana University,   The Languages of Urban Africa consists of a series of case studies that address four main themes.&#; The first is the history of African urban languages.

The second set focus on theoretical issues in the study of African urban languages, exploring the outcomes of intense Pages: The languages of Africa are divided into several major language families: Niger–Congo or perhaps Atlantic–Congo languages (Bantu and non-Bantu, the inclusion of Mande and a few other groups is disputed) are spoken in West, Central, Southeast and Southern Africa.

markets for most books written in African Languages. But if the publication is. more directed at language development and not commercial reasons, the.

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The contributions in this volume emerge from presentations held within the panel -Time in the Languages of the Horn of Africa- at the 19th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies (Warsaw, ): Ethiopia - Diversity and Interconnections through Space and : Paperback. languages. It would seem obvious that books should be available in languages spoken by large proportions of the population of a country or region.

Yet relatively little attention is paid to indigenous language publishing, and in many developing countries, in Africa and elsewhere, most books are published in foreign languages.

The Indigenous Languages Publishing Programme (ILPP) is a sectorial priority implemented by the South African Book Development Council (SABDC). Through this programme the SABDC aims to stimulate growth and development in the book sector, increase indigenous languages publishing and to support the ongoing production of South African authored.

The intended audience of this book Anyone producing a book about this mass of languages has inevit-ably to make certain choices. There are older introductions to African languages in English (Berry and GreenbergWelmersGregersen ), there are volumes that deal with some but not all African languages (BenderBendor.

Major publishers in many parts of Africa are conspicuous by their reluctance to publish in indigenous African languages. Many of these publishers cite lack of readership in indigenous languages as a reason for this move which is frustrating efforts.

Languages of Africa. Books on this shelf deal with the languages of Africa. Completed books. In subsections: Books nearing completion. Arabic; In subsections: Half-finished books. Originally published inthis thesaurus is concerned with the spoken languages of Africa.

Languages are grouped into a relatively large number of sets and subsets within which the relationship of languages to one another is locally apparent and Pages: At least thirty-five languages indigenous to South Africa are spoken in the Republic, ten of which are official languages of South Africa: IsiNdebele, Sesotho sa Leboa, Sesotho sa Borwa, SiSwati, Xitsonga, Setswana, Tshivenḓa, IsiXhosa, IsiZulu and eleventh official language is English, which is the primary language used in parliamentary and state discourse, though all official.

The aim of this book is to inform both scholars and the public about the nature and extent of the problem of language decline and death in Africa. It resourcefully traces the main causes and circumstances of language endangerment, the processes and extent of language shift and death, and the consequences of language loss to the continent's rich linguistic and cultural heritage.

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Book Description: People in many African communities live within a series of concentric circles when it comes to language. In a small group, a speaker uses an often unwritten and endangered mother tongue that is rarely used in school. About this Item: Oxford University Press, Softcover.

Condition: Very Good. Reprint. This book focuses on the languages and linguistics of Africa. Covering the major themes that are dealt with in university courses, and making extensive use of linguistic symbols and diagrams, this is an essential text for undergraduate and postgraduate linguistics students in South Africa and Africa as a.

Languages: This entry provides a listing of languages spoken in each country and specifies any that are official national or regional languages. When data is available, the languages spoken in each country are broken down according to the percent of the total population speaking each language as a first language.

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