A Linguistic Bibliography of Uganda

A Linguistic Bibliography of Uganda

Ursula Drolc 3 Jan 1962 – 10 Jan 2008

ISBN 978-3-89645-180-4

A Linguistic Bibliography of Uganda

Compiled by: Ursula Drolc †, Caroline Frank, Franz Rottland †. Series edited by: Franz Rottland †, Rainer Voßen.

Series: ALB African Linguistic Bibliographies Volume 7

114 pp.
subject index, author index, chronological index
Text language(s): English
Format: 155 x 230 mm
190 g
€ 29.80

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This bibliography contains a survey of the linguistic research about the languages of Uganda. It is intended for all those interested in a particular Ugandan language or the sociolinguistic situation in the country. The majority of the approx. 40 to 50 languages in Uganda belong to the Bantu languages, a group of the Niger Congo language family. The authors start with presenting some older bibliographies about Uganda and Eastern Africa in general. Also described are linguistic studies, early historical texts and travel reports. The general socio-linguistic situation and the current language policy in Uganda are an additional major focus of the book.

The main chapter lists 29 individual languages or language groups, including all relevant authors, in alphabetical order. Exhaustive subject, author and chronological indices enable the interested reader to quickly locate specific terms.

Obituary Dr. Ursula Drolc

Under these links you will find descriptions of further languages and cultures of Uganda and sociolinguistic studies of the country:

Accompanying material:


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