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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

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