African ethnonyms and toponyms : report and papers of the meeting of experts organized by Unesco in Paris, 3-7 July, 1978

Publication Info

Format: Books Books

Publication info: Paris : Unesco, 1984.
Physical details: 198 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBNs: 9789231019449, 9231019449
OCLC: ocm11038116

Series

General history of Africa (Paris, France) ; 6

Notes

Bibliography: p. [187]-196.

Also issued online.

Contents

Introduction to the discussion of ethnonyms and toponyms / Pathé Diagne -- Toponymy and ethnonymy as scientific aids to history / Mohammed El Easi -- Some toponyms and ethnonyms of Swaziland / R.T. Zwinoira -- African ethnonymy and toponymy / Olabiyi Yai -- Some problems of African onomastics / Pierre Alexandre -- The standardization of the spelling of African names / Robert Cornevin -- The transcription of ethnonyms and toponyms in Africa in relation to their historical study / David Dalby -- A methodology for the study of migrations / Cheikh Anta Diop -- Summary report of the meeting of experts -- A list of African ethnonyms / Ivan Hrbek.

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