African Voices: An Introduction to the Languages and Linguistics of Africa (Paperback)

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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 whole, as well as for students of African studies worldwide. Its topics include general descriptions of African languages, the nature of languages in contact and in competition, language in education, and the need for governmental intervention in linguistic issues.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780195716818
ISBN-10: 0195716817
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: January 11th, 2001
Pages: 352
Language: English