African Archaeological Review

, Volume 21, Issue 2, pp 129–134 | Cite as

Book Review: African Languages: An Introduction.Edited by Bernd Heine and Derek Nurse. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2003, ix + 396 pp.; six maps; three indexes (author, language, subject). ISBN: 0521666295

  • Bruce Connell


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce Connell
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  1. 1.English DepartmentGlendon College, York UniversityTorontoCanada

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