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Author Batibo, Prof. Herman M
Title Language Decline and Death in Africa : Causes, Consequences and Challenges
Imprint Clevedon : Channel View Publications, 2005
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (186 pages)
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Series Multilingual Matters
Multilingual Matters
Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Chapter 1 The Languages of Africa -- Chapter 2 Patterns of Language Use in Africa -- Chapter 3 African Languages as a Resource -- Chapter 4 The Minority Languages of Africa -- Chapter 5 The Endangered Languages of Africa -- Chapter 6 Language Shift and Death in Africa -- Chapter 7 Language Maintenance in Africa -- Chapter 8 Language Empowerment Measures -- References -- Appendix 1 -- Appendix 2 -- Appendix 3 -- Index
The aim of this book is to examine 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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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Batibo, Prof. Herman M. Language Decline and Death in Africa : Causes, Consequences and Challenges Clevedon : Channel View Publications,c2005 9781853598098
Subject Sociolinguistics -- Africa.;Language attrition -- Africa.;Language obsolescence -- Africa.;Language maintenance -- Africa
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