A Dictionary of Africanisms: Contributions of Sub-Saharan Africa to the English Language (Hardback)Gerard M. Dalgish (author)
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Number of pages: 203
Weight: 490 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 14 mm
?Entries include the correct pronunciation, the definition as the word has come to be used in English, the African derivation, and references to usage in both Western and African publications. . . . This is a most welcome reference tool that will prove useful on two levels. First, it fills a scholarly need. Collections that emphasize African linguistics will find it of considerable interest. More important, however, is its reference value for collections that emphasize Pan-Africanism and Afro-Americana. . . . Many of the references to usage come from publications that will be generally available in many collections, including newspapers, journals, and popular novels. Both academic and public libraries.?-Choice