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Mon Jun 16 2003

Books: Sociolinguistics: Makoni et al (eds)

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  1. jleppig, Black Linguistics: Makoni et al (eds)

Message 1: Black Linguistics: Makoni et al (eds)

Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 14:56:37 +0000
From: jleppig <>
Subject: Black Linguistics: Makoni et al (eds)

Title: Black Linguistics
Subtitle: Language, Society, and Politics in Africa and the Americas
Series Title: 
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)		 
Editor: Sinfree Makoni, Penn State University 
Editor: Geneva Smitherman, Michigan State University 
Editor: Arnetha F. Ball, Stanford University 
Editor: Arthur K. Spears, City University of New York 
Paperback: ISBN: 0415261384, Pages: 224, Price: 24.95

Written exclusively by Black scholars on behalf of, and in
collaboration with local communities, the book looks at the
commonalities and differences among Black speech communities in Africa
and the Diaspora. Topics include: * the OJ Simpson trial * language
issues in Southern Africa and Francophone West Africa * the language
of Hip Hop * the language of the Rastafaria in Jamaica

With a foreword by Ngugi wa Thiong'o, this is essential reading for
anyone with an interest in the linguistic implications of

Lingfield(s): General Linguistics

Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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