PUTZ, Martin (ed.). KEESING, Roger M. BAMGBOSE, Ayo TENGAN, Alexis B.
Title: Language Contact and Language Conflict.
Publisher:  John Benjamins Publishing, Amsterdam / Philadelphia, 1994, ISBN:9027221421
Seller ID: 99359
PUTZ, Martin (ed.). Language Contact and Language Conflict. Amsterdam / Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 1994. Pp [i]-xv,(1),-256.Index. 8vo, grey cloth, lettered in grey and red. Contents : Part I: Theor etical orientations: The interaction of language and culture. 1. Radical cultural difference: Anthropology's myth? (by Roger M. Keesing). 2. Culture, cognition, and grammar (by Ronald W. Langacker). 3. Areal influence on grammaticalization (by Bernd Heine). 4. 'Cultural scripts': A new approach to the study of cross-cultural communication (by Anna Wierzbicka). 5. Language and cross-cultural communication (by Ayo Bamgbose). 6. Communication disruptions: On benefits and disadvantages of language contact (by Konrad Ehlich). Part II: Case studies: The manipulation of language in intercultural contact. 7. European languages in African society and culture: A view on cultural authenticity (by Alexis B. Tengan). 8. The context of language planning in Africa: An illustration with Nigeria (by Efurosibina Adegbija). 9. A prognosis for language management in the Third Republic (by Conrad M.B. Brqnn). 10. Revalorizing the autochthonous languages of Africa (by Vic Webb). 11.Cultural variation in the interrelation of speech acts and turn-taking (by Michael Clyne). 12. Intercultural contact and communication in South-East Papua New Guinea (by Tom Dutton). 13. Towards an independent and ethnicallypure Flanders (by Kas Deprez, in collaboration with Didier Goyvaerts). Ver y good. 50.00