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The African Heritage of American English

The African Heritage of American English( )
Author: Holloway, Joseph E.
As told to: Vass, Winifred K.
ISBN:978-0-253-32838-0
Publication Date:Jan 1997
Publisher:Indiana University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $75.00
Book Description:

The African Heritage of American English provides a detailed compilation of Africanisms, identified linguistically, from a range of sources: folklore, place names, food culture, aesthetics, religion, loan words. Presenting a comprehensive accounting of African words retained from Bantu, Joseph Holloway and Winifred Vass examine the Bantu vocabulary content of the Gullah dialect of the Sea Islands; Black names in the United States; Africanisms of Bantu origin in Black English;...
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Book Details
Pages:193
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Foreign Language Study / African Languages
Reference / Word Lists
Reference / Dictionaries
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.231 x 24.257 x 2.21 cm
Book Weight:0.5 Kilograms



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