The language hoax : why the world looks the same in any language (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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The language hoax : why the world looks the same in any language

Author: John H McWhorter
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A provocative argument against the idea that we view the world through the lens of the language we speak.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John H McWhorter
ISBN: 9780199361588 0199361584
OCLC Number: 879603455
Description: Seiten cm
Contents: Introduction ; Chapter One: Studies Have Shown ; Chapter Two: Having it Both Ways? ; Chapter Three: An Interregnum: On Culture ; Chapter Four: Dissing the Chinese ; Chapter Five: What's the World View from English? ; Chapter Six: Respect for Humanity
Responsibility: John H. McWhorter.

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In The Language Hoax - a "manifesto" - John.H Mcwhorter wishes to counter contemporary "neo-Whorfian" claims that significant cognitive differences are determined by people's mother tongues ... Read more...

 
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