Matthias Brenzinger: Endangered Languages in Africa [PDF]

 49.80

Includes 7% VAT
Delivery Time: no delivery time (download)

Endangered Languages in Africa

To view and read PDF documents, you need a PDF reader, e.g. Adobe Acrobat Reader or Foxit Reader.

Description

1998
284 pp.
4 maps, 7 figures, numerous tables

Text language: English

CONTENTS:

Matthias Brenzinger:
Endangered Languages and Language Endangerment in Africa – Introduction

Richard J. Hayward:
The Endangered Languages of Ethiopia – What’s at Stake for the Linguist?

Gabriele Sommer:
Reconstructing the Past – Historical Linguistics, Contact-induced Change, Language Shift and Relexification

Gerrit Dimmendaal:
Language Contraction versus other Types of Contact-induced Change

Mauro Tosco:
“People who are not the language they speak” – On Language Shift without Language Decay in East Africa

David L. Appleyard:
Language Death – The Case of Qwarenya (Ethiopia)

Zelealem Leyew:
Some Structural Signs of Obsolescence in K’emant

Roger Blench:
The Status of the Languages of Central Nigeria

Bruce Connell:
Moribund Languages of the Nigeria-Cameroon Borderland

Andrew Haruna:
Language Death – The Case of Bubburè in Southern Bauchi Area, Northern Nigeria

Raimund Kastenholz:
Language Shift and Language Death among Mande Blacksmiths and Leatherworkers in the Diaspora

Herman Batibo:
The Fate of the Khoesan Languages of Botswana