The Resource Ocean of letters : language and creolization in an Indian Ocean diaspora, Pier M. Larson

Ocean of letters : language and creolization in an Indian Ocean diaspora, Pier M. Larson

Label
Ocean of letters : language and creolization in an Indian Ocean diaspora
Title
Ocean of letters
Title remainder
language and creolization in an Indian Ocean diaspora
Statement of responsibility
Pier M. Larson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Larson, Pier Martin
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PL5371
LC item number
.L37 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Critical perspectives on empire.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Malagasy language
  • Malagasy language
  • African diaspora
  • Creole dialects
  • Language and culture
  • African diaspora
  • Creole dialects
  • Language and culture
  • Malagasy language
  • Indischer Ozean <West>
  • Malagassi-Sprache
  • Indian Ocean
Label
Ocean of letters : language and creolization in an Indian Ocean diaspora, Pier M. Larson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 32
  • Islam and literacy
  • 44
  • 2
  • Conversation and the catechism
  • 49
  • A mobile language
  • 60
  • Exchanges and impressions
  • 74
  • 1
  • Diviners' repertories
  • 80
  • Interplay of tongue and manuscript
  • 85
  • Conversation and the catechism
  • 89
  • 3
  • The work of the Word
  • 100
  • Lazarists and the vernacular
  • Departures
  • 109
  • A lexicon for merchant and planter
  • 119
  • Slavery and the short catechism
  • 133
  • The lessons and tensions of colonial linguistics
  • 142
  • 4
  • The colonial study
  • 146
  • 1
  • Origins of a colonial-creole intellectual
  • 150
  • Lexicographer and encyclopedist
  • 162
  • An empire of Protestant letters
  • 178
  • Divergent methods of cleric and savant
  • 186
  • 5
  • The multilingual street
  • Language and creolization
  • 196
  • Prison and mountain
  • 200
  • The vernacular life of the street
  • 207
  • Créolité as agility
  • 220
  • Listening through the census
  • 231
  • 6
  • 7
  • Renaissance: Reading and affiliation
  • 238
  • Emancipation and evangelicals
  • 247
  • Governors and unknown tongues
  • 252
  • Forming Malagasy villages
  • 261
  • Multilingual evangelism
  • 267
  • Empire, literacy, time
  • Reading the vernacular word
  • 279
  • Names and identities
  • 286
  • 7
  • Ocean of letters
  • 293
  • Epistolary conversation
  • 298
  • Couriers and passwords
  • 27
  • 303
  • Commodities, news, and patriots
  • 308
  • Imagining the nation at Mauritius
  • 316
  • Figments of nation: the Comores
  • 330
  • Arrested cosmopolitans
  • 346
  • 8
  • The Malagasy, their tongue, and their enslavement
  • Pathways of language and créolité
  • 349
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 378 p.
Isbn
9780521739573
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009000061
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)297532708
  • (OCoLC)ocn297532708
Label
Ocean of letters : language and creolization in an Indian Ocean diaspora, Pier M. Larson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 32
  • Islam and literacy
  • 44
  • 2
  • Conversation and the catechism
  • 49
  • A mobile language
  • 60
  • Exchanges and impressions
  • 74
  • 1
  • Diviners' repertories
  • 80
  • Interplay of tongue and manuscript
  • 85
  • Conversation and the catechism
  • 89
  • 3
  • The work of the Word
  • 100
  • Lazarists and the vernacular
  • Departures
  • 109
  • A lexicon for merchant and planter
  • 119
  • Slavery and the short catechism
  • 133
  • The lessons and tensions of colonial linguistics
  • 142
  • 4
  • The colonial study
  • 146
  • 1
  • Origins of a colonial-creole intellectual
  • 150
  • Lexicographer and encyclopedist
  • 162
  • An empire of Protestant letters
  • 178
  • Divergent methods of cleric and savant
  • 186
  • 5
  • The multilingual street
  • Language and creolization
  • 196
  • Prison and mountain
  • 200
  • The vernacular life of the street
  • 207
  • Créolité as agility
  • 220
  • Listening through the census
  • 231
  • 6
  • 7
  • Renaissance: Reading and affiliation
  • 238
  • Emancipation and evangelicals
  • 247
  • Governors and unknown tongues
  • 252
  • Forming Malagasy villages
  • 261
  • Multilingual evangelism
  • 267
  • Empire, literacy, time
  • Reading the vernacular word
  • 279
  • Names and identities
  • 286
  • 7
  • Ocean of letters
  • 293
  • Epistolary conversation
  • 298
  • Couriers and passwords
  • 27
  • 303
  • Commodities, news, and patriots
  • 308
  • Imagining the nation at Mauritius
  • 316
  • Figments of nation: the Comores
  • 330
  • Arrested cosmopolitans
  • 346
  • 8
  • The Malagasy, their tongue, and their enslavement
  • Pathways of language and créolité
  • 349
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 378 p.
Isbn
9780521739573
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009000061
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)297532708
  • (OCoLC)ocn297532708

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