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Published by Peter Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English



  • Africa,
  • Africa.


  • English language -- Variation -- Africa.,
  • English language -- Africa.,
  • Africa -- Languages -- Influence on English.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-180) and index.

StatementPeter Lucko, Lothar Peter, Hans-Georg Wolf (eds.).
ContributionsLucko, Peter., Peter, Lothar., Wolf, Hans-Georg, 1963-
LC ClassificationsPE3401 .S78 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination185 p. ;
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3687776M
ISBN 100820459739
LC Control Number2003053249

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