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12 Sub-Saharan Africa: linguistics

Prehistory

Part II: Holocene migrations

  1. Christopher Ehret

Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781444351071.wbeghm812

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

How to Cite

Ehret, C. 2013. 12 Sub-Saharan Africa: linguistics. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

Abstract

This chapter deals with the developments and speaker migrations of the main language families of sub-Saharan Africa, offering a chronology derived from linguistic considerations.

Keywords:

  • linguistics;
  • Holocene;
  • farming;
  • Africa, Nilo-Saharan, Niger-Congo