9780495508847

Anthropology of Language : An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495508847

  • ISBN10:

    0495508845

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-09-30
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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This student-centered text emphasizes contemporary issues and the application of linguistic anthropology using real-life chapter-opening vignettes ("In the Field") and boxed features that provide concrete examples of "Doing Linguistic Anthropology" and "Cross-Language Miscommunication." The second edition provides a solid introduction to the field of linguistic anthropology, and offers a complete learning package with a workbook/reader and robust companion website for every chapter in the text.

Table of Contents

Linguistic Anthropology
Language and Culture
The Sounds of Language
Words and Sentences
Language in Action
Nonverbal Communication
Writing and Literacy
How and When is Language Possible?
Change and Choice
Doing Linguistic Anthropology
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