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The Resource An introduction to African languages, G. Tucker Childs

An introduction to African languages, G. Tucker Childs

Label
An introduction to African languages
Title
An introduction to African languages
Statement of responsibility
G. Tucker Childs
Title variation
African languages
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book introduces beginning students and non-specialists to the diversity and richness of African languages. In addition to providing a solid background to the study of African languages, the book presents linguistic phenomena not found in European languages. A goal of this book is to stimulate interest in African languages and address the question: What makes African languages so fascinating? The orientation adopted throughout the book is a descriptive one, which seeks to characterize African languages in a relatively succinct and neutral manner, and to make the facts accessible to a wide
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Childs, George Tucker
Dewey number
496
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PL8005
LC item number
.C45 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African languages
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY
  • African languages
  • Afrikaanse talen
  • Afrikanska språk
Label
An introduction to African languages, G. Tucker Childs
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-260) 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
An Introduction to African Languages; Title page; LCC page; Table of contents; Acknowledgements and dedication; Preface; Abbreviations; List of Maps; List of Figures; List of Tables; 1 Introduction; 2 The classification of African languages; 3 Phonetics and phonology; 4 Morphology; 5 Syntax and semantics; 6 Historical and typological issues; 7 Social effects on the languages of Africa; Appendices; References; Index
Control code
302807846
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 265 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027295880
Lccn
2003060704
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
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)302807846
Label
An introduction to African languages, G. Tucker Childs
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-260) 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
An Introduction to African Languages; Title page; LCC page; Table of contents; Acknowledgements and dedication; Preface; Abbreviations; List of Maps; List of Figures; List of Tables; 1 Introduction; 2 The classification of African languages; 3 Phonetics and phonology; 4 Morphology; 5 Syntax and semantics; 6 Historical and typological issues; 7 Social effects on the languages of Africa; Appendices; References; Index
Control code
302807846
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 265 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789027295880
Lccn
2003060704
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
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)302807846

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