The Wadi Howar Diaspora and its role in the spread of East Sudanic languages from the fourth to the first millenia BCE

@article{Rilly2016TheWH,
  title={The Wadi Howar Diaspora and its role in the spread of East Sudanic languages from the fourth to the first millenia BCE},
  author={Claude Rilly},
  journal={Faits De Langues},
  year={2016},
  volume={47},
  pages={151-163}
}
  • Claude Rilly
  • Published 2016
  • Environmental Science
  • Faits De Langues
The quest for water, and hence for food supply, is a key issue in the appearance and diffusion of languages in the Sahelian regions of Africa. Climate changes, such as those which occurred from the end of Neolithic period down to the second millennium BCE, played a major role in the redistribution of populations along the Nile River and its tributaries, and can explain the appearance of a recently defined linguistic family, namely Northern East Sudanic (NES). This paper should be considered a… 
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