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Grammars of Colonialism: Representing Languages in Colonial South Africa

by Rachael Gilmour

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The study of languages was crucial to colonial power in 18th and 19th-century South Africa. This important book examines representations of the South African Bantu languages Xhosa and Zulu, revealing the ways in which colonial linguistics contributed to both the making of the colonial order and to instabilities at the heart of the project.… (more)

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