Swahili State and Society: The Political Economy of an African Language

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East African Publishers, 1995 - Language spread - 171 pages
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This text examines the social and political impact of the Swahili language.
 

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Contents

KISWAHILI AND THE POLITICS OF CHANGE 1 Kiswahili and Detribalization
1
Kiswahili and Classformation
8
Kiswahili and Political Participation
14
Kiswahili and Secularization
20
Kiswahili in Science and Technology
24
Conclusion
33
THE HISTORY
35
From World War I to World War II
41
Kiswahili International
100
KISWAHILI DEPENDENCY AND DECOLONIZATION
105
Detribalization and Classformation
107
Expanding Popular Participation
113
Secularization
118
Western Science and African Dependency
124
Towards Decolonization
128
Conclusion
133

Kiswahili as a Medium of Education
49
Kiswahili and Economic Integration
63
Kiswahili and Political Integration
70
Kiswahili and Cultural Nationalism
80
Kiswahili and East African Integration
88
APPENDICES
135
NOTES
163
REFERENCES
167
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