Trinidad Yoruba: From Mother Tongue to Memory
$9.99

Trinidad Yoruba: From Mother Tongue to Memory

By Maureen Warner-Lewis
US$ 9.99
Book Description

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • A Note on Ethnonyms
  • Orthographic Guide
  • Phonological Symbols
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • Part 1. The Yoruba of Trinidad: Historical Background and Sociolinguistic Behavior
    • 1. The Yoruba and Transatlantic Slavery
    • 2. First-Generation Trinidad Yoruba Society
    • 3. Language Attitudes of Second- and Third-Generation Africans
    • 4. Residual Language Domains: Names and Ritual
  • Part 2. Trinidad Yoruba: Linguistic Structures of Second- and Third-Generation Speakers
    • 5. Phonology
    • 6. Syntax
    • 7. Lexicon
  • Part 3. The Dialectics of Obsolescence and Creolization
    • 8. Language Recession within a Creolized Context
    • 9. Creolization Processes in Broader Perspective
  • Appendix: Trinidad Yoruba Lexicon in Alphabetical Order
  • Notes
    • Introduction
    • Chapter 1
    • Chapter 2
    • Chapter 3
    • Chapter 4
    • Chapter 5
    • Chapter 6
    • Chapter 7
    • Chapter 8
    • Chapter 9
  • References
  • Index
  • About the Author
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