Kisisi (Our Language): The Story of Colin and Sadiki (New by Perry Gilmore PDF

By Perry Gilmore

half old ethnography, half linguistic case research and half a mother’s memoir, Kisisi tells the tale of 2 boys (Colin and Sadiki) who, jointly invented their very own language, and of the friendship they shared in postcolonial Kenya. 

  • Documents and examines the discovery of a ‘new’ language among boys in postcolonial Kenya
  • Offers a different perception into baby language improvement and use
  • Presents a combined style narrative and multidisciplinary dialogue that describes the children’s border-crossing friendship and their distinct and leading edge inner most language
  • Beautifully written by means of one of many most excellent students in baby improvement, language acquisition and schooling, the ebook presents a unbroken mixing of the private and the ethnographic
  • The tale of Colin and Sadiki increases profound questions and has direct implications for lots of fields of analysis together with baby language acquisition and socialization, schooling, anthropology, and the anthropology of childhood

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