Sudanic Africa


Volume 15, 2004


Contents

AFRICAN LANGUAGES AND THE COLONIAL STATE

Old Swahili-Arabic Script and the Development of Swahili Literary Language, Andrey Zhukov (1-15)

Swahili Poetic Text and African Historiography, K. Inyani Simala (17-38)

German Colonial Administrators, Swahili Lecturers and the Promotion of Swahili at the Seminar für orientalische Sprachen in Berlin, Katrin Bromber (39-54)

Hausa in the Twentieth Century: an overview, John Edward Philips (55-84)

Hausa Ajami Literature and Script: Colonial Innovations and Post-Colonial Myths in Northern Nigeria, Nikolai Dobronravine (85-105)
- Response, John Edward Philips (106-110)

Colonial rule and Fulfulde literature in Futa Jallon (Guinea), Bernard Salvaing (111-132)

ARABIC LANGUAGE IN AFRICA

West Africa and the Arabic Language, John O. Hunwick (133-144)

The Use of Arabic as a Written Language in Central Africa: the case of the Uele basin (Northern Congo) in the late nineteenth century, Xavier Luffin (145-177)

Book reviews

P.F. de Moraes Farias, Arabic Medieval Inscriptions from the Republic of Mali (John O. Hunwick) (179-181)

Remco Ensel, Saints and Servants in Southern Morocco (Ghislaine Lydon) (182-186)


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