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Language documentation and endangerment in Africa /

de Essegbey, James (edt.) ; Henderson, Brent (edt.) ; Mc Laughlin, Fiona. (edt.)
Collation: 1 vol. (VI-316 p.) ; 25 cm.Collection: Culture and language use, ISSN 1879-5838Édition: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company; copyright 2015.ISBN: 9789027244529 (hb : alk. paper); 9027244529 (hb : alk. paper); .Contient: Introduction -- Unintended consequences of methodological and practical responses to language endangerment in Africa -- Different cultures, different attitudes: But how different is “the African situation” really? -- Ideologies and typologies of language endangerment in Africa -- The role of colonial languages in language endangerment in Africa -- Can a language endanger itself?: Reshaping repertoires in urban Senegal -- “Is this my language?”: Developing a writing system for an endangered-language community -- Development, language revitalization, and culture: The case of the Mayan languages of Guatemala, and their relevance for African languages -- Some challenges of language documentation in African multilingual settings -- Folk definitions in linguistic fieldwork -- Out of context: Documenting languages in immigrant and refugee communities -- Archaeological inspiration and historical inference: Directions for Edoid linguistic studies -- Describing endangered languages: Experiences from a PhD grammar project in AfricaSujet RAMEAU: Langues menacées Afrique Études de cas | Changement linguistique Afrique Études de cas | Endangered languages Africa | Endangered languages Case studies | Language obsolescence Africa | Language obsolescence Case studies | Linguistic change Africa | Linguistic change Case studiesType de document: OuvrageLangue du document: anglaisPays d'édition: Pays-Bas, Etats-Unis d'Amériques
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