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The Essential Max Müller: On Language, Mythology, and Religion
ean: 9780312293093, isbn: 0312293097,
Max Müller is often referred to as the “father of Religious Studies,” having himself coined the term "science of religion" (or religionswissenschaft) in 1873. It was he who encouraged the comparative study of myth and ritual, and it was he who i...
The Prehistory of Language (Oxford Studies in the Evolution of Language)
mpn: Figures, Tables, ean: 9780199545889, isbn: 019954588X,
'When, why, and how did language evolve?' 'Why do only humans have language?' This book looks at these and other questions about the origins and evolution of language. It does so via a rich diversity of perspectives, including social, cultural, archa...
The Origin of Speech (Oxford Studies in the Evolution of Language)
mpn: 19 illustrations, ean: 9780199581580, isbn: 0199581584,
This book explores the origin and evolution of speech. The human speech system is in a league of its own in the animal kingdom and its possession dwarfs most other evolutionary achievements. During every second of speech we unconsciously use about 22...
Language, Culture, and Society: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
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ean: 9780813343426, isbn: 0813343429,
This fourth edition expands its coverage of the fundamental issues in the field, including language and gender, and language and ethnicity. Now with a built-in Resource Manual and Study Guide, Language, Culture, and Society is the teaching text for t...
Out of the Mouths of Slaves: African American Language and Educational Malpractice
mpn: new-01-06-2017-c0004558, ean: 9780292708730, isbn: 0292708734,
Winner, A Choice Outstanding Academic Book When the Oakland, California, school board called African American English "Ebonics" and claimed that it "is not a black dialect or any dialect of English," they reignited a debate over language, race, and c...
Language Brokering in Immigrant Families: Theories and Contexts
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ean: 9781138185142, isbn: 9781138185142,
Language Brokering in Immigrant Families: Theories and Contexts brings together an international group of researchers to share their findings on language brokering―when immigrant children translate for their parents and other adults. Given the larg...
The Language and Sexuality Reader
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ean: 9780415363082, isbn: 041536308X,
The Language and Sexuality Reader is the first of its kind to bring together material from the fields of anthropology, communication studies, linguistics, medicine and psychology in an examination of the role of sexuality in written and spoken langua...
Spanish-Language Newspapers in New Mexico, 1834-1958
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ean: 9780816524723, isbn: 0816524726,
For more than a century, Mexican American journalists used their presses to voice socio-historical concerns and to represent themselves as a determinant group of communities in Nuevo México, a particularly resilient corner of the Chicano homeland. T...
Imprisoned in English: The Hazards of English as a Default Language
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ean: 9780199321506, isbn: 0199321507,
In Imprisoned in English, Anna Wierzbicka argues that in the present English-dominated world, millions of people - including academics, lawyers, diplomats, and writers - can become "prisoners of English", unable to think outside English. In particula...
Semiotics of Visual Language (Advances in Semiotics)
ean: 9780253350572, isbn: 0253350573,
... the details of Saint-Martin’s argument contain a wealth of penetrating observations from which anyone with a serious interest in visual communication will profit." ―Journal of CommunicationSaint-Martin elucidates a syntax of visual language t...
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