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1,000 Signs of Life: Basic ASL for Everyday Conversation
By Gallaudet University Press
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Here’s the succinct handbook that will allow everyone to enjoy the beauty and functionality of American Sign Language. 1,000 Signs of Life: Basic ASL for Everyday Conversation illustrates a potpourri of intriguing and entertaining signs that can be...
Telling Stories in the Face of Danger: Language Renewal in Native American Communities
By University of Oklahoma Press
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Stories are important in all human societies, and especially in those whose languages are threatened with extinction. “They aren’t just entertainment,” writes Laguna Pueblo novelist Leslie Marmon Silko in Ceremony. “They are all we have . . ....
The Korean Language (SUNY series in Korean Studies)
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Playing with Languages: Children and Change in a Caribbean Village
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Over several generations villagers of Dominica have been shifting from Patwa, an Afro-French creole, to English, the official language. Despite government efforts at Patwa revitalization and cultural heritage tourism, rural caregivers and teachers pr...
Speaking of Chinese: A Cultural History of the Chinese Language
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Translating Childhoods: Immigrant Youth, Language, and Culture (Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies)
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Though the dynamics of immigrant family life has gained attention from scholars, little is known about the younger generation, often considered "invisible." Translating Childhoods, a unique contribution to the study of immigrant youth, brings childre...
Language and Identity: National, Ethnic, Religious
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Sociolinguistics: An Introduction to Language and Society, Fourth Edition
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Forbidden Signs: American Culture and the Campaign against Sign Language
By University of Chicago Press
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Forbidden Signs explores American culture from the mid-nineteenth century to 1920 through the lens of one striking episode: the campaign led by Alexander Graham Bell and other prominent Americans to suppress the use of sign language among deaf people...
Kisisi (Our Language): The Story of Colin and Sadiki (New Directions in Ethnography)
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Part historic ethnography, part linguistic case study and part a mother’s memoir, Kisisi tells the story of two boys (Colin and Sadiki) who, together invented their own language, and of the friendship they shared in postcolonial Kenya. Documents a...
The Last Speakers: The Quest to Save the World's Most Endangered Languages
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Part travelogue and part scientist's notebook, The Last Speakers is the poignant chronicle of author K. David Harrison's expeditions around the world to meet with last speakers of vanishing languages. The speakers' eloquent reflections and candid pho...
Translating Maya Hieroglyphs (Recovering Languages and Literacies in the Americas)
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Maya hieroglyphic writing may seem impossibly opaque to beginning students, but scholar Scott A. J. Johnson presents it as a regular and comprehensible system in this engaging, easy-to-follow textbook. The only comprehensive introduction designed spe...
Language in Hand: Why Sign Came Before Speech
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William C. Stokoe offers here in his final book his formula for the development of language in humans: gesture-to-language-to-speech. He refutes the recently entrenched principles that humans have a special, innate learning faculty for language and t...
Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology (Primers in Anthropology)
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Revised and updated, the 2nd Edition of Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology presents an accessible introduction to the study of language in real-life social contexts around the world through the contemporary theory and practic...
The Green Book of Language Revitalization in Practice
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With world-wide environmental destruction and globalization of economy, a few languages, especially English, are spreading rapidly in use, while thousands of other languages are disappearing, taking with them important cultural, philosophical and env...
The Oxford Handbook of Language Evolution (Oxford Handbooks)
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In The Oxford Handbook of Language Evolution, sixty leading scholars present critical accounts of every aspect of the field. Its five parts are devoted to insights from comparative animal behaviour; the biology of language evolution; the prehistory o...
Language and Materiality: Ethnographic and Theoretical Explorations
By Cambridge University Press
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Language and Materiality integrates linguistic anthropological and sociolinguistic scholarship on a range of topics: semiotic approaches to language, language commodification, sound, embodiment, mediatization, and aesthetics. Empirically rigorous, th...
The Lost Language of Symbolism (Dover Occult)
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There's always a story behind the story, but the keenest observers have to break through the surface to reach it. This remarkable book reveals the hidden meaning behind familiar images and words, from the origins of Santa Claus and the meaning of Cin...
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