Taylor & Francis India: African Studies

  • A Study of the Àcoólî Language: Grammar and Vocabulary book cover

    A Study of the Àcoólî Language

    Grammar and Vocabulary, 1st Edition

    By J. P. Crazzolara

    This volume re-issues the second, revised edition of 1955. This grammar and vocabulary of the Àcoólî language (here spoken by the central group Patíko-AlƐƐro-Payïïra) contains numerous examples partly to illustrate rules, partly to supply phrases relevant for daily life. The vocabulary also…

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  • Language in Zambia book cover

    Language in Zambia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sirarpi Ohannessian, Mubanga E. Kashoki

    Originally published in 1978, this volume is divided into 3 parts. Part 1 presents an overview of the linguistic situation in Zambia: who speaks which languages, where they are spoken, what these languages are like. Special emphasis is given to the extensive survey of the languages of the Kafue…

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  • Linguistic Survey of the Northern Bantu Borderland: Volume One book cover

    Linguistic Survey of the Northern Bantu Borderland

    Volume One, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Guthrie, A. N. Tucker

    The northern limit of the Bantu languages is one of the important linguistic boundaries of Africa and this and the subsequent 3 volumes provide an invaluable resource which delimits the frontier. Since a number of the languages investigated had not hitherto been recorded, while with others the…

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  • Linguistic Survey of the Northern Bantu Borderland: Volume Four book cover

    Linguistic Survey of the Northern Bantu Borderland

    Volume Four, 1st Edition

    By A. N. Tucker, M. A. Bryan

    The classification and distribution of the languages of the Northern Bantu Borderland between the Great Lakes and the Indian Ocean have been given in Volume 1 of The Linguistic Survey of the Northern Bantu Borderland, where however, the linguistic evidence on which the classification rested was not…

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  • Bantu: Modern Grammatical, Phonetical and Lexicographical Studies Since 1860 book cover

    Bantu

    Modern Grammatical, Phonetical and Lexicographical Studies Since 1860, 1st Edition

    By Clement M. Doke

    Originally published in 1945, this volume represented the first to classify Bantu languages. This volume does not record all the dialects but makes reference to those in which some grammatical study has been done and classifies them according to mainly geographical zones. Owing to tribal migrations…

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  • The Classification of the Bantu Languages bound with Bantu Word Division book cover

    The Classification of the Bantu Languages bound with Bantu Word Division

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm Guthrie

    The first volume of this pair, The Classification of Bantu Languages, originally published in 1948, investigates the questions arising out of the use of the term Bantu. It establishes and illustrates the criteria used in identifying languages as members of the Bantu family. The technique used in…

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  • Practical Orthography of African Languages: Bound with: Orthographe Pratique des Langues Africaines; The Distribution of the Semitic and Cushitic Languages of Africa; The Distribution of the Nilotic and Nilo-Hamitic Languages of Africa; and Linguistic Analyses book cover

    Practical Orthography of African Languages

    Bound with: Orthographe Pratique des Langues Africaines; The Distribution of the Semitic and Cushitic Languages of Africa; The Distribution of the Nilotic and Nilo-Hamitic Languages of Africa; and Linguistic Analyses, 1st Edition

    By International African Institute

    The first edition of the Practical Orthography of African Languages was a best-seller and this and the following volume re-issues the second edition, in English and French. Originally published in 1930, it provided an invaluable solution to the problem of finding a practical and uniform method of…

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  • La Langue Berbère: Handbook of African Languages Part 1 book cover

    La Langue Berbère

    Handbook of African Languages Part 1, 1st Edition

    By André Basset

    Originally published in 1952, this volume shows the structural characteristics of the Berber language and its interrelations as far as these are known; the distribution of the language and the numbers speaking it; its use as literary and educational media and as a lingua franca.…

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  • The Languages of West Africa: Handbook of African Languages Part 2 book cover

    The Languages of West Africa

    Handbook of African Languages Part 2, 1st Edition

    By Diedrich Westermann, M. A. Bryan

    This volume, originally published in 1970, presents a survey of the languages spoken in an area extending from the Atlantic coast at the Sengal River eastward to the Lake Chad region. The area covered by this volume is mainly a goegraphical one, so it follows that not all the languages included are…

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  • The Non-Bantu Languages of North-Eastern Africa: Handbook of African Languages Part 3 book cover

    The Non-Bantu Languages of North-Eastern Africa

    Handbook of African Languages Part 3, 1st Edition

    By A. N. Tucker, M. A. Bryan

    Originally published in 1956, this volume presents a survey of the non-Bantu languages in the area extending south of the Sahara from Lake Chad to the Indian Ocean, together withj those of South Africa. The arrangement is primarily linguistic, in as much as larger units which show some indisputable…

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  • The Bantu Languages of Western Equatorial Africa: Handbook of African Languages book cover

    The Bantu Languages of Western Equatorial Africa

    Handbook of African Languages, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Guthrie

    The area covered by this book, originally published in 1953, is one that has long been recognized as presenting many problems from the point of view of Bantu linguistic studies. Almost all the material set out in this present work is based on notes taken in the field, and in many cases presented…

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  • The Bantu Languages of Africa: Handbook of African Languages book cover

    The Bantu Languages of Africa

    Handbook of African Languages, 1st Edition

    By M. A. Bryan

    The area covered by this book, originally published in 1953, is one that has long been recognized as presenting many problems from the point of view of Bantu linguistic studies. Almost all the material set out in this present work is based on notes taken in the field, and in many cases presented…

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