Language Shift and Cultural Reproduction: Socialization, Self and Syncretism in a Papua New Guinean Village / Edition 1by Don Kulick
An anthropological study of language and cultural change among the people of Gapun, a small community in the Sepik region of Papua New Guinea.See more details below
An anthropological study of language and cultural change among the people of Gapun, a small community in the Sepik region of Papua New Guinea.
- Cambridge University Press
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- Studies in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Language Series, #14
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)
Table of Contents
Introduction: Papua New Guinea and the study of language shift; 1. Villagers and their village; 2. Language and talk in the village; 3. Having 'hed'; 4. Showing 'save'; 5. Preparing the change; 6. Becoming monolingual; 7. Contextualizing the self; Conclusion: the process of language shift; Appendix: On being a ghost.
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