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The power of Babel : language & governance in the African experience

Author: Ali AlʼAmin Mazrui; Alamin Mazrui
Publisher: Oxford, England : J. Currey ; Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ali Mazrui address the great language debate in Africa.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mazrui, Ali AlʼAmin.
Power of Babel.
Oxford, England : J. Currey ; Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)891818503
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ali AlʼAmin Mazrui; Alamin Mazrui
ISBN: 0226514285 9780226514284 0226514293 9780226514291 0852558082 9780852558089 0852558074 9780852558072
OCLC Number: 37987038
Description: xii, 228 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Africa's linguistic legacy : between expansionism & nationalism / Ali A. Mazrui and Alamin M. Mazrui --
Language & race in the Black experience : an African perspective / Ali A. Mazrui --
African languages in the African-American experience ; Linguistic Eurocentrism & African counter-penetration : Ali Mazrui & the global frontiers of language / Alamin M. Mazrui --
Language & the quest for liberation : the legacy of Frantz Fanon ; Language in a multicultural context : the African experience / Alamin M. Mazrui and Ali A. Mazrui --
Language planning & gender planning : some African perspectives / Ali A. Mazrui --
Language policy & the foundations of democracy : an African perspective / Alamin M. Mazrui --
Language policy & the rule of law in 'anglophone' Africa / Alamin M. Mazrui and Ali A. Mazrui --
Dominant languages in a plural society : English & Kiswahili in post-colonial East Africa / Alamin M. Mazrui and Ali A. Mazrui --
A tale of two Englishes : the imperial language in post-colonial Kenya & Uganda / Alamin M. Mazrui and Ali A. Mazrui --
Roots of Kiswahili : colonialism, nationalism & the dual heritage / Alamin M. Mazrui --
The secularization of an Afro-Islamic language : church, state & marketplace in the spread of Kiswahili / Ali A. Mazrui and Pio Zirimu --
Conclusion : the linguistic balance sheet : post-Cold War, post-apartheid & beyond structural adjustment / Alamin M. Mazrui and Ali A. Mazrui.
Responsibility: Ali A. & Alamin M. Mazrui.
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