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

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  • Bibliography: pages [187]-196.
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  • Introduction to the discussion of ethnonyms and toponyms / Path√© 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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