Speaking and Social Identity: English in the Lives of Urban Africans - Studies in Anthropological Linguistics 11 (Hardback)
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Speaking and Social Identity: English in the Lives of Urban Africans - Studies in Anthropological Linguistics 11 (Hardback)

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Hardback 239 Pages / Published: 12/03/1998
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This monograph is an anthropological study of the social significance of English among Kru residents of Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia. The volume contributes to our understanding of how contemporary Africans use language to negotiate conflicts and aspirations based on socioeconomic position and ethnic solidarity. aftermath of the first modern war.

Publisher: De Gruyter
ISBN: 9783110147964
Number of pages: 239
Weight: 515 g
Dimensions: 230 x 155 x 14 mm
Edition: Reprint 2011

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