From Oral to Literate Culture
$9.99
From Oral to Literate Culture
By Peter A. Roberts
US$ 9.99
Book Description

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1 An Introduction to the Language of West Indians
  • 2 Nonlinguistic Methods of Communication and Transmission of Information in the Plantation Slave Society
  • 3 Aspects of Oral Culture in the Slave Population
  • 4 Political and Social Influences on the Development of Vernacular English
  • 5 Literate Communication in the Plantation Slave Society
  • 6 The Rise of Printing and Publishing in the West Indies and its Effects
  • 7 Intellectual and Literary Activity and its Effect on Literate English
  • 8 The Rise of Schools and their Effect on English
  • 9 English Language and Literacy in the Early Schools
  • 10 The Legacy of Colonial Literacy in the West Indies
  • 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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