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LINGUIST List 17.3453

Wed Nov 22 2006

Books: History of Linguistics: Gilmour

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Palgrave Macmillan, Grammars of Colonialism: Gilmour


Message 1: Grammars of Colonialism: Gilmour
Date: 20-Nov-2006
From: Palgrave Macmillan <palgravemacmillanpalgrave.com>
Subject: Grammars of Colonialism: Gilmour


Title: Grammars of Colonialism
Subtitle: Representing Languages in Colonial South Africa
Published: 2006
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
                http://www.palgrave.com

Book URL: http://www.palgrave.com/newsearch/Catalogue.aspx?is=1403933812

Author: Rachael Gilmour
Hardback: ISBN: 1403933812 Pages: 248 Price: U.K. £ 50.00
Abstract:

The study of languages was crucial to the development and maintenance of
colonial power in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century South Africa. This
important book examines a wide range of representations of the South
African Bantu languages Xhosa and Zulu, in travel narratives, as well as
grammars, dictionaries and reading books, revealing the ways in which
colonial linguistics contributed to the making of the colonial order, but
also the instabilities at the heart of this project to 'make sense' of
South Africa.

Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Xhosa (xho)
                            Zulu (zul)

Written In: English (eng )

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