Edward Sapir: Appraisals of His Life and Work

Edward Sapir: Appraisals of His Life and Work

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by Konrad F. K. Koerner
     
 

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Edward Sapir (1884–1939), this volume brings together a number of papers by distinguished North American scholars appraising the life and work of the world-renowned anthropologist and linguist. It includes an introduction by the editor, a full bibliography of Sapir's scientific writings, a detailed index of… See more details below

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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Edward Sapir (1884–1939), this volume brings together a number of papers by distinguished North American scholars appraising the life and work of the world-renowned anthropologist and linguist. It includes an introduction by the editor, a full bibliography of Sapir's scientific writings, a detailed index of names, and many photographs and fac similes. Among the contributors are: Ruth Benedict, Leonard Bloomfield, Franz Boas, Joseph Greenberg, Mary Haas, Zellig Harris, A.L. Kroeber, Robert H. Lowie, David Mandelbaum, Morris Swadesh, and C.F. Voegelin.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789027245182
Publisher:
Benjamins, John Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/28/1984
Series:
Studies in the History of the Language S, #36
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.75(d)

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