The Languages of Andhra Pradesh: Vol 3, Part II-AP by Ganesh N. Devy & A. Usha Devi

This volume of the People’s Linguistic Survey of India, The Languages of Andhra Pradesh(volume three, part two-AP), discusses the languages spoken in Andhra Pradesh. The state boasts of a rich history and cultural heritage and has a vibrant linguistic landscape. Telugu, the official language, has been declared a Classical Language owing to its prosperous literary tradition which is discussed in the volume. The state is home to several communities, whose languages are also examined along with their grammatical features, domains of use, folktales, folk songs and vocabulary lists. The volume hopes to shed light on the status of languages in the state and acquaint the reader with the state’s multilingual nature.

Title: The Languages of Andhra Pradesh: Vol 3, Part II-AP
Editors: Ganesh N. Devy & A. Usha Devi
Publisher: Orient BlackSwan
Available: Orient BlackSwan

About the Editor

Ganesh N. Devy (chief ed.) is founder director of the Tribal Akademi at Tejgadh, Gujarat. He is the Chairperson of the People’s Linguistic Survey of India.

About the Editor

A. Usha Devi (ed.) has been actively engaged in teaching and research in theoretical and applied linguistics for over four decades. She has published over sixty articles in English and Telugu and has received the Kirti Puraskaram in 2013.