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Language in South Africa (African Edition)

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This is a comprehensive and wide-ranging guide to language and society in South Africa. The book surveys the most important language groupings in the region in terms of pre-colonial and colonial history; contact between the different language varieties (leading to language loss, pidginization, creolization and new mixed varieties). It examines language and public policy is

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Paperback, 485 pages
Published 2002 by Cambridge University Press (first published October 16th 1998)
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