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The Resource Language decline and death in Africa : causes, consequences, and challenges, Herman M. Batibo

Language decline and death in Africa : causes, consequences, and challenges, Herman M. Batibo

Label
Language decline and death in Africa : causes, consequences, and challenges
Title
Language decline and death in Africa
Title remainder
causes, consequences, and challenges
Statement of responsibility
Herman M. Batibo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306.44/096
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
P40.45.A35
LC item number
B38 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Multilingual matters
Series volume
132
Label
Language decline and death in Africa : causes, consequences, and challenges, Herman M. Batibo
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 130-137) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Chapter 1 The Languages of Africa; Chapter 2 Patterns of Language Use in Africa; Chapter 3 African Languages as a Resource; Chapter 4 The Minority Languages of Africa; Chapter 5 The Endangered Languages of Africa; Chapter 6 Language Shift and Death in Africa; Chapter 7 Language Maintenance in Africa; Chapter 8 Language Empowerment Measures; References; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Appendix 3; Index
Control code
ocm62094116
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 174 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781853598081
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62094116
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Language decline and death in Africa : causes, consequences, and challenges, Herman M. Batibo
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 130-137) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Chapter 1 The Languages of Africa; Chapter 2 Patterns of Language Use in Africa; Chapter 3 African Languages as a Resource; Chapter 4 The Minority Languages of Africa; Chapter 5 The Endangered Languages of Africa; Chapter 6 Language Shift and Death in Africa; Chapter 7 Language Maintenance in Africa; Chapter 8 Language Empowerment Measures; References; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Appendix 3; Index
Control code
ocm62094116
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 174 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781853598081
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62094116
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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