Language: An Introduction to the Study of Speech

Language: An Introduction to the Study of Speech

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by Edward Sapir
     
 

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An expert, accessible study, this book asks and answers fundamental questions about how language works, its regional variations, and its cultural and historical roles. The author relates linguistic issues to a broad spectrum of other areas, including the part played by language in the nature of thought and in artistic expression. No finer introduction to the…  See more details below

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An expert, accessible study, this book asks and answers fundamental questions about how language works, its regional variations, and its cultural and historical roles. The author relates linguistic issues to a broad spectrum of other areas, including the part played by language in the nature of thought and in artistic expression. No finer introduction to the subject exists, and this work's direct style and thought-provoking topics extend its appeal beyond the classroom.

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ISBN-13:
9780486437446
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
09/10/2004
Series:
Dover Language Guides Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.43(d)

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