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The Resource Language and colonial power : the appropriation of Swahili in the former Belgian Congo, 1880-1938, Johannes Fabian ; foreword by Edward Said

Language and colonial power : the appropriation of Swahili in the former Belgian Congo, 1880-1938, Johannes Fabian ; foreword by Edward Said

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Language and colonial power : the appropriation of Swahili in the former Belgian Congo, 1880-1938
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Language and colonial power
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the appropriation of Swahili in the former Belgian Congo, 1880-1938
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Johannes Fabian ; foreword by Edward Said
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Language and colonial power : the appropriation of Swahili in the former Belgian Congo, 1880-1938, Johannes Fabian ; foreword by Edward Said
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Language and colonial power : the appropriation of Swahili in the former Belgian Congo, 1880-1938, Johannes Fabian ; foreword by Edward Said
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt7zw3bw
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-199) and index
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Contents
Cover -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- A note on names and orthography -- Introduction -- 1 Prelude: expeditions and campaigns -- Polyglotta Africana -- Swahili guides for the road -- On the road: language and travel -- End of the road -- 2 Questions and queries -- A question of law and rights: language and the Colonial Charter -- A question of facts: language in an early government survey -- Responses from businessmen and administrators -- Responses from missionaries and educators -- A question of power: warnings from Katanga -- Some general conclusions -- 3 Settling in: colonization and language -- Missions, education and the oeuvre civilisatrice -- Missionary linguistics -- Religious and secular colonization: common ground -- Language guides and teaching aids -- Colonial language training in Belgium -- 4 Labor and language in Katanga -- Labor in Katanga: a complicated story -- Swahili as a symbol of 'reorientation': consolidation of Belgian rule in Katanga -- Swahili as a work-language: some structural determinants -- 5 Talking tough and bad: pidginization in Katanga -- Missionaries teaching colonists -- Colonists teaching colonists: a guide for farmers in Katanga -- The most common words in Katanga: a curious early manual -- Conclusion: no missing link -- 6 The end: illusions of colonial power -- Swahili and symbolic power -- Codified Swahili in the eastern Congo: an inventory 191838 -- 'Improved Swahili': Union Mini232;re and A. Verbeken -- A voice not heard: A. M233;lignon and the 'rehabilitation' of Swahili in Katanga -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
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