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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.
Publication Date:Jun 1993
Publisher:Indiana University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $34.95
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
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):6.39 x 9.55 x 0.87 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds

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