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African studies (T5)

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
African studies (T500) The study of the acquisition of African languages, their structure, history, grammar and use. May include study of African culture and literature using the techniques of literary analysis and interpretation. fl.CugSubject
African language studies (T510) The study of African languages, their structure, history, grammar and use. Includes acquisition, pronunciation and articulation. fl.CugSubject
Eastern African language studies (T511) The study of the languages of Eastern Africa, their structure, history, grammar and use. Includes acquisition, pronunciation and articulation. Includes Amharic, Somali and Swahili. fl.CugSubject
Central African language studies (T512) The study of the languages of Central Africa, their structure, history, grammar and use. Includes acquisition, pronunciation and articulation. Includes Lingala, Kongo, Bemba and Chichewa. fl.CugSubject
Northern African language studies (T513) The study of the languages of Northern Africa, their structure, history, grammar and use. Includes acquisition, pronunciation and articulation. Includes Berber. fl.CugSubject
Southern African language studies (T514) The study of the languages of Southern Africa, their structure, history, grammar and use. Includes acquisition, pronunciation and articulation. Includes Zulu, Xhosa and Afrikaans. fl.CugSubject
Western African language studies (T515) The study of the languages of Western Africa, their structure, history, grammar and use. Includes acquisition, pronunciation and articulation. Includes Hausa, Yoruba, Twi and Igbo. fl.CugSubject
African literature studies (T520) The study of African literature using the techniques of literary analysis and interpretation. fl.CugSubject
Eastern African literature studies (T521) The study of Eastern African literature using the techniques of literary analysis and interpretation. fl.CugSubject
Central African literature studies (T522) The study of Central African literature using the techniques of literary analysis and interpretation. fl.CugSubject
Northern African literature studies (T523) The study of Northern African literature using the techniques of literary analysis and interpretation. fl.CugSubject
Southern African literature studies (T524) The study of Southern African literature using the techniques of literary analysis and interpretation. fl.CugSubject
Western African literature studies (T525) The study of Western African literature using the techniques of literary analysis and interpretation. fl.CugSubject
African society & culture studies (T530) The study of African societies and cultures. fl.CugSubject
Eastern African society & culture studies (T531) The study of the societies and cultures of Eastern Africa. fl.CugSubject
Central African society & culture studies (T532) The study of the societies and cultures of Central Africa. fl.CugSubject
Northern African society & culture studies (T533) The study of the societies and cultures of Northern Africa. fl.CugSubject
Southern African society & culture studies (T534) The study of the societies and cultures of Southern Africa. fl.CugSubject
Western African society & culture studies (T535) The study of the societies and cultures of Western Africa. fl.CugSubject
African studies not elsewhere classified (T590) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other African studies categories. To be used sparingly. fl.CugSubject