Karsten Legere

List of John Benjamins publications for which Karsten Legere plays a role.


Heine, Bernd, Christa König and Karsten Legere. 2016. Reacting to language endangerment: The Akie of north-central Tanzania. Endangered Languages and Languages in Danger: Issues of documentation, policy, and language rights, Filipović, Luna and Martin Pütz (eds.), pp. 313–333
Language endangerment in Africa is of a different kind than it is in many other parts of the world. Globalization and the impact of languages such as English, French, or Portuguese are not a major problem for the maintenance of African languages. Language loss is no less a factor in Africa than it… read more | Article
This paper deals with linguistic work by the lay missionary James Thomas Last (1850–1933), who was among the first Europeans to live up-country in what is now Tanzania. In the course of a seven-year stay he was exposed to African languages which have only partly been known outside Africa. Last… read more | Article