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Title: English in Africa
Subtitle: After the Cold War
Written By: AlaminM.Mazrui
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/multi/display.asp?isb=1853596892
Series Title: Multilingual Matters
Description:

This book offers a critical examination of aspects of the politics the role of English in Africa and its Diaspora. It looks at its changed location in the post-Cold War era and the challenges it poses to the enduring quest for intellectual liberation, pan-Africanism and Afrocentricity. The study also explores the spaces and possibilities for “appropriating” the language towards a counter-hegemonic African-centred agenda under the present global order.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853596906
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 144
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853596892
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 144
Prices: U.S.$ 27.95
U.K.£ 16.95
Canada$ 39.95