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Title Language and national identity in Africa / edited by Andrew Simpson

Publ Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
 RWU Main Library  P119.32.A3 L364 2008    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 367 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-362) and index
Contents Egypt: from Egyptian to pan-Arab nationalism / Yasir Suleiman -- Morocco: language, nationalism, and gender / Moha Ennaji and Fatima Sadiqi -- Sudan: majorities, minorities, and language interactions / Wendy James -- Senegal: the emergence of a national lingua franca / Fiona McLaughlin -- Mali: in defense of cultural and linguistic pluralism / Ingse Skattum -- Sierra Leone: Krio and the quest for national integration / B. Akíntúndé Oyètádé and Victor Fashole Luke -- Ghana: indigenous languages, English, and an emerging national identity / Akosua Anyidoho and M.E. Kropp Dakubu -- Ivory Coast: the supremacy of French / Anne Moseng Knutsen -- Nigeria: ethnolinguistic competition in the giant of Africa / Andrew Simpson and B. Akíntúndé Oyètádé -- Cameroon: official bilingualism in a multilingual state / Edmond Biloa and George Echu -- D.R. Congo: language and "authentic nationalism" / Eyamba G. Bokamba -- Kenya: language and the search for a coherent national identity / Chege Githiora -- Tanzania: the development of Swahili as a national and official language / Farouk Topan -- The Horn of Africa: Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and Somalia / David Appleyard and Martin Orwin -- Zambia: "one Zambia, one nation, many languages" / Lutz Marten and Nancy C. Kula -- South Africa: the rocky road to nation-building / Rajend Mesthrie
LC subject Africa -- Languages -- Political aspects
Nationalism -- Africa
Anthropological linguistics -- Africa
Add Author Simpson, Andrew, 1962-
ISBN 9780199286751 (pbk.)
0199286752 (pbk.)
9780199286744 (hbk.)
0199286744 (hbk.)