Language: An Introduction to the Study of Speech

Language: An Introduction to the Study of Speech

by Edward Sapir


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This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. We havent used any OCR or photocopy to produce this book. The whole book has been typeset again to produce it without any errors or poor pictures and errant marks.

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ISBN-13: 9789353291952
Publisher: Alpha Editions
Publication date: 12/07/2018
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introductory: language defined; 2. The elements of speech; 3. The sounds of language; 4. Form in language: grammatical processes; 5. Form in language: grammatical concepts; 6. Types of linguistic structure; 7. Language as a historical product: drift; 8. Language as a historical product: phonetic law; 9. How languages influence each other; 10. Language, race, and culture; 11. Language and literature; Index.

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