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Through the language glass : why the world looks different in other languages

Author: Guy Deutscher
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt and Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A masterpiece of linguistics scholarship, at once erudite and entertaining, confronts the thorny question of how--and whether--culture shapes language and language, culture. How languages deal with color is given particular emphasis.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Deutscher
ISBN: 9780805081954 080508195X
OCLC Number: 499178945
Description: 304 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Language, culture, and thought --
Naming the rainbow --
A long-wave herring --
The rude populations inhabiting foreign lands --
Those who said our things before us --
Plato and the Macedonian swineherd --
Crying Whorf --
Where the sun doesn't rise in the East --
Sex and syntax --
Russian blues --
Forgive us our ignorances.
Responsibility: Guy Deutscher.

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A masterpiece of linguistics scholarship, at once erudite and entertaining, confronts the thorny question of how--and whether--culture shapes language and language, culture. How languages deal with color is given particular emphasis.

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