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African languages : an introduction

Author: Bernd Heine; Derek Nurse
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is an introduction to African languages and linguistics, covering typology, structure and sociolinguistics. It covers language typology, linguistic structures and sociolinguistic issues.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernd Heine; Derek Nurse
ISBN: 9780521661782 0521661781 9780521666299 0521666295
OCLC Number: 232337048
Description: ix, 396 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Niger-Congo / Kay Williamson, Roger Blench --
Nilo-Saharan / Lionel M. Bender --
Afroasiatic / Richard J. Hayward --
Khoisan / Tom Güldemann, Rainer Vossen --
Phonology / G.N. Clements --
Morphology / Gerrit J. Dimmendaal --
Syntax / John R. Watters --
Typology / Denis Creissels --
Comparative linguistics / Paul Newman --
Language and history / Christopher Ehret --
Language and society / H. Ekkehard Wolff.
Responsibility: edited by Bernd Heine and Derek Nurse.

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