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Power of Babel: Language and Governance in the African Experience


Power of Babel: Language and Governance in the African Experience by James Currey at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Tackling the contentious question of African languages versus European languages, this study argues that the dominance of the incoming languages is


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Tackling the contentious question of African languages versus European languages, this study argues that the dominance of the incoming languages is due to two factors: originally the societies were not expansionist enough, and later the peoples of Africa failed to be nationalist enough. ALI A. MAZRUI was Director of the Institute of Global Cultural Studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton and Senior Scholar in African Studies at Cornell University North America: Chicago U Press; Uganda: Fountain Publishers; Kenya: EAEP

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