Language in Africa; papers.

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University Press , Cambridge [Eng.]
Education -- Africa, Sub-Saharan., Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Langu


Africa, Sub-Saharan, Africa, Sub-Sah

StatementEdited by John Spencer.
ContributionsSpencer, John Walter, ed.
LC ClassificationsLA1503.7 .L46 1961-1962
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 167 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5875763M
LC Control Number63004814

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The essays in Languages in Africa explore the layers of African multilingualism as they affect language policy and education. Through case studies. On Language and Development in Africa: The Case of Ghana* ADAMS B. BODOMO Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway ABSTRACT In their search for solutions to the development problems of Africa, students of African developm ent have often ignored linguistic and other socio-cultural res ources (Prah ).

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