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Linguistic anthropology

Author: Alessandro Duranti
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1997.
Series: Cambridge textbooks in linguistics.
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Alessandro Duranti introduces linguistic anthropology as an interdisciplinary field which studies language as a cultural resource and speaking as a cultural practice. Linguistic Anthropology will  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alessandro Duranti
ISBN: 0521445361 9780521445368 0521449936 9780521449939
OCLC Number: 247787870
Description: XXI, 398 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme.
Contents: 1. The scope of linguistic anthropology; 2. Theories of culture; 3. Linguistic diversity; 4. Ethnographic methods; 5. Transcription: from writing to digitized images; 6. Meaning in linguistic forms; 7. Speaking as social action; 8. Conversational exchanges; 9. Units of participation; 10. Conclusions; Appendix; References; Indexes.
Series Title: Cambridge textbooks in linguistics.
Responsibility: Alessandro Duranti.
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'Once in a while a book is published that defines and shapes the content of a discipline, Duranti's Anthropology is one of those books.' Linguistic Anthropology

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