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The African heritage of American English

Author: Joseph E Holloway; Winifred Kellersberger Vass
Publisher: Bloomington Indiana University Press 1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the Bantu vocabulary content of the Gullah dialect of the Sea Islands. This title also examines Black names in the United States; Africanisms of Bantu origin in Black English; Bantu place  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph E Holloway; Winifred Kellersberger Vass
ISBN: 0253328381 9780253328380 0253211441 9780253211446
OCLC Number: 1087622509
Description: xxix, 193 p. ill. 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Lorenzo Dow Turner A Biographical Dedication Introduction The African Connection Abbreviations One: The Bantu Vocabulary Content of Gullah Two: Black Names in the United States Three: Africanisms of Bantu Origin in Black English Four: Bantu Place Names in Nine Southern States Five: Africanisms in Contemporary American English Notes Bibliography Index Contents: Introduction: The African Connection One: The Bantu Vocabulary Content of Gullah Two: Black Names in the United States Three: Africanisms of Bantu Origin in Black English Four: Bantu Place Names in Nine Southern States Five: Africanisms in Contemporary American English Notes Bibliography IndexContents
Responsibility: Joseph E. Holloway and Winifred K. Vass.

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