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- DescriptionDrawing on Lorenzo Dow Turner's (1890-1972) archived private and published papers and on interviews with his widow and others, this biography examines the scholar's struggle to secure funding for his research. It essays the life of this pioneering African American linguist and celebrated father of Gullah studies.
- Author BiographyMargaret Wade-Lewis is an associate professor at the State University of New York at New Paltz, where she has served as chair of the Department of Black Studies and director of the linguistics program for the past fourteen years. The first African American woman to receive a Ph.D. in linguistics from New York University, she has taught at the University of California, Santa Barbara; the University of Nebraska, Omaha; and the University of Texas, Austin.
- Author(s)Margaret Wade-Lewis
- PublisherUniversity of South Carolina Press
- Date of Publication15/12/2006
- Place of PublicationSouth Carolina
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of South Carolina Press
- Content Note25 illustrations
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Introduction byLois Turner Williams
- Foreword byIrma Aloyce Cunningham
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