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Language Decline and Death in Africa : Causes, Consequences and Challenges, Paperback / softback Book

Language Decline and Death in Africa : Causes, Consequences and Challenges Paperback / softback

Part of the Multilingual Matters series

Description

The aim of this book is to inform both scholars and the public about the nature and extent of the problem of language decline and death in Africa. It resourcefully traces the main causes and circumstances of language endangerment, the processes and extent of language shift and death, and the consequences of language loss to the continent's rich linguistic and cultural heritage. The book outlines some of the challenges that have emerged out of the situation.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Channel View Publications Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sociolinguistics
  • ISBN: 9781853598081

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