Problems of Language Growth and the Preparation of Schoolbooks in Africa

  • Alberto M. Mioni
Part of the Topics in Language and Linguistics book series (TLLI)

Abstract

Some cases of the successful growth of African languages are examined here. We do this from the peculiar (but, we think, highly representative) point of view of the history of book production (mainly schoolbooks), and an attempt is made to show some of the objective reasons for this growth.

Keywords

Language Policy Mother Tongue African Language Book Production Language Growth 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto M. Mioni
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  1. 1.Department of LinguisticsUniversity of PaduaPaduaItaly

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