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The Resource Korle Meets the Sea : a Sociolinguistic History of Accra

Korle Meets the Sea : a Sociolinguistic History of Accra

Label
Korle Meets the Sea : a Sociolinguistic History of Accra
Title
Korle Meets the Sea
Title remainder
a Sociolinguistic History of Accra
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For centuries, Accra, the capital of Ghana, has been a linguistic anomaly that contains 44 indigenous languages, of which most members of its population speak at least two, Using linguistic, historical, and ethnographic techniques, Dakubu explores the origins and durability of this multilingualism and how it has affected Ghanaian society
Member of
Cataloging source
MERUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kropp Dakubu, M. E.
Dewey number
  • 306.44609667
  • 306.4409667
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
  • P115.5.G4K758 1997
  • P115.5.G4 K758 1997eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Multilingualism
  • Accra (Ghana)
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Language and languages
  • Multilingualism
  • Ghana
  • Philology & Linguistics
  • Languages & Literatures
Label
Korle Meets the Sea : a Sociolinguistic History of Accra
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; 1. A Dispute, a Saying, and Some Theory; 2. Multilingualism and the West African City; 3. Modern Multilingual Accra I; 4. Modern Multilingual Accra II; 5. To the Sea: The Formation of the Ga Language Community; 6. Upstream, Inland: Other People's Languages; 7. Beyond the Sea: Exotic Languages; 8. Flood Control: The Dynamics of Multilingualism; Notes; References; Index
Control code
466426332
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (235 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195345186
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)466426332
Label
Korle Meets the Sea : a Sociolinguistic History of Accra
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; 1. A Dispute, a Saying, and Some Theory; 2. Multilingualism and the West African City; 3. Modern Multilingual Accra I; 4. Modern Multilingual Accra II; 5. To the Sea: The Formation of the Ga Language Community; 6. Upstream, Inland: Other People's Languages; 7. Beyond the Sea: Exotic Languages; 8. Flood Control: The Dynamics of Multilingualism; Notes; References; Index
Control code
466426332
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (235 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195345186
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)466426332

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