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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • The Southern Bantu Languages

    Handbook of African Languages, 1st Edition

    By Clement M. Doke

    For the purposes of this volume, originally published in 1954, two southern zones of Bantu have been included - south of the Zambesi and east of the Kalahari. The book discusses the phonetic and morphological characteristics of these 2 zones and a classification of the groups, clusters and dialects…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu

    1st Edition

    By Lilias A. Armstrong

    Originally published in 1940, this book was the result of 3 years'  worth of phonetic research and analysis with the aim of laying foudnations for improved methods of teaching and ascertaining the most scientific basis for current orthography of the Kikuyu language of Kenya.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • A Study of the Kanuri Language

    Grammar and Vocabulary, 1st Edition

    By Johannes Lukas

    Originally published in 1937, this book is a practical manual of Kanuri which will be of use to both the layman and the linguist. This analysis makes it clear that kanuri is a tone-language and the author urges the reader to observe the tone-system of the language so that the accidence can be fully…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • African Languages/Langues Africaines

    Volume 1 1975, 1st Edition

    By Various Authors

    Volume 1 of African Languages include articles originally published in 1975 and written in French and English on educational, literary, cultural, historical and socio-linguistic aspects of language in Africa, as well as descriptive and comparative studies. Among others there are chapters on African…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • African Languages/Langues Africaines

    Volume 2 1976, 1st Edition

    By P. Akụjụobi Nwachukwu

    Volume 2 of African Languages includes articles originally published in 1976, written in French and English on educational, literary, cultural, historical and socio-linguistic aspects of language in Africa, as well as descriptive and comparative studies. Among others there are chapters on an early…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • African Languages/Langues Africaines

    Volume 3 1977, 1st Edition

    By P. Akụjụobi Nwachukwu

    Volume 3 of African Languages includes articles originally published in 1977, written in French and English on educational, literary, cultural, historical and socio-linguistic aspects of language in Africa, as well as descriptive and comparative studies. Among others there are chapters on the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • African Languages/Langues Africaines

    Volume 4 1978, 1st Edition

    By P. Akụjụobi Nwachukwu

    Volume 4 of African Languages includes articles originally published in 1978, written in French and English on educational, literary, cultural, historical and socio-linguistic aspects of language in Africa, as well as descriptive and comparative studies. Among others there are chapters on lexical…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • African Languages/Langues Africaines

    Volume 5 (1) 1979, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kahombo Mateene, P. Akụjụobi Nwachukwu

    Volume 5 (1) of African Languages originally published in 1979, is a special issue focussing on the Bantu languages in Tanzania. The languages are discussed according to 4 regions of Tanzania and although the sub-grouping is lexicostatistical, the classification is borne out by other consdierations…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • Being Janana

    Language and Sexuality in Contemporary India, 1st Edition

    By Ila Nagar

    Being Janana focuses on same-sex desiring male-bodied subjects in Lucknow, India and explores how they make meaning in the marginalization of their desire through language performativity. Along with their desire for other men, jananas maintain ostensibly heteronormatively and culturally defined…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Ethnography

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