ERIC Number: EJ320007
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
The Linguistic World of Field Colonialism.
Samarin, William J.
Language in Society, v13 n4 p435-53 Dec 1984
Discusses the role that Europeans played in the process that led to pidginized languages, in particular to the development of Pidgin Sango, the "national language" of the Central African Republic. Contends that the manner in which the Europeans communicated with Central Africans was constrained by culturally conditioned "knowledge." (SED)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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