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Blommaert, Jan. 1991. Some problems in the interpretation of Swahili political texts. In Blommaert, Jan, ed. Swahili Studies. Essays in Honour of Marcel Van Spaandonck. Academia Press. pp. 110–135.
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Article in book
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Language as a subject


This paper deals with conceptual problems related to the interpretation of modern, postcolonial African politics. Some of these problems are illustrated via elements of Swahili political discourse.