Political Culture of Language: Swahili, Society and the State

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Institute of Global Culture Studies (IGCS), Binghamton University, The State University of New York, 1999 - Sociolinguistics - 305 pages
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Contents

Kiswahili and the Politics of Change
3
History of Kiswahili
51
Kiswahili Dependency and Decolonization
151
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Born in Kenya, A. A. Mazrui is Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities and Director of the Institute of Global Cultural Studies at the State University of New York, Binghamton. He is the author of over 20 books including "The Africans: A Triple Heritage, " which was a PBS series.

Alamin Mazrui is a professor in the Department of African American Studies at the Ohio State University and visiting professor in the department of Africana Studies at Rutgers University. He is the coauthor of Swahili, State and Society: The Political Economy of an African Language, The Power of Babel: Language and Governance in the African Experience, and The Swahili: Idiom and Identity.

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