Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society

Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society

by Raymond Williams
     
 

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Now revised to include new words and updated essays, Keywords focuses on the sociology of language, demonstrating how the key words we use to understand our society take on new meanings and how these changes reflect the political bent and values of society.  See more details below

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Now revised to include new words and updated essays, Keywords focuses on the sociology of language, demonstrating how the key words we use to understand our society take on new meanings and how these changes reflect the political bent and values of society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199840281
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/16/1985
Series:
A Vocabulary of Culture and Society
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
845,056
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

An academic, and the writer of both non-fiction and fiction, Raymond Williams (1921–88) was one of the most important and influential British thinkers of the twentieth century. Williams wrote about politics, culture, mass media and literature, and his work was key to the development of cultural studies. His best-known books include ‘Culture and Society’, ‘The Long Revolution’ and ‘The Country and the City’.

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