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Language, culture, and society : an introduction to linguistic anthropology

Author: Zdeněk Salzmann; James Stanlaw; Nobuko Adachi
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Westview Press, A Member of the P:erseus Books Group, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Sixth EditionView all editions and formats
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"For five previous editions, professors have turned to Language, Culture, and Society for its comprehensive coverage of all critical aspects of linguistic anthropology, as well as for its reputation as a pedagogically sound, student-friendly text. Zdenek Salzmann and coauthors James Stanlaw and Nobuko Adachi have revised this classic text with extensive updates and expanded discussions of contemporary issues in the
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Salzmann, Zdeněk, author.
Language, culture, and society.
(DLC) 2014008377
(OCoLC)873238236
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Zdeněk Salzmann; James Stanlaw; Nobuko Adachi
ISBN: 9780813349558 0813349559 1322543488 9781322543482
OCLC Number: 915159000
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 498 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Table of Contents; Preface ; 1. Introducing Linguistic Anthropology ; 2. Methods of Linguistic Anthropology ; 3. ""Nuts and Bolts"" of Linguistic Anthropology I: Language Is Sound ; 4. ""Nuts and Bolts"" Linguistic Anthropology II: Structure of Words and Sentences; 5. Communicating Nonverbally ; 6. The Development and Evolution of Language: Language Birth, Language Growth, and Language Death ; 7. Acquiring Language(s): Life with First Languages, Second Languages, and More ; 8. Language Through Time ; 9. Languages in Variation and Languages in Contact ; 10. Ethnography of Communication. 11. Culture as Cognition, Culture as Categorization: Meaning and Language in the Conceptual World 12. Language, Culture, and Thought ; 13. Language, Identitiy, and Idology I: Variations in Gender ; 14. Language, Identity, and Ideology II: Variations in Class, ""Race, "" Ethnicity, and Nationality ; 15. Linguistic Anthropology in a Globalized World ; Bibliography ; Index.
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