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The Resource Don't sleep, there are snakes : life and language in the Amazonian jungle, Daniel L. Everett

Don't sleep, there are snakes : life and language in the Amazonian jungle, Daniel L. Everett

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Don't sleep, there are snakes : life and language in the Amazonian jungle
Title
Don't sleep, there are snakes
Title remainder
life and language in the Amazonian jungle
Statement of responsibility
Daniel L. Everett
Title variation
  • Do not sleep, there are snakes
  • Dont sleep, there are snakes
Title variation remainder
life and language in the Amazonian jungle
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A linguist offers a thought-provoking account of his experiences and discoveries while living with the Pirahã, a small tribe of Amazonian Indians living in central Brazil and a people possessing a language that defies accepted linguistic theories and reflects a culture that has no counting system, concept of war, or personal property, and lives entirely in the present
Summary
A linguist offers a thought-provoking account of his experiences and discoveries while living with the Pirahäa, a small tribe of Amazonian Indians living in central Brazil and a people possessing a language that defies accepted linguistic theories and reflects a culture that has no counting system, concept of war, or personal property, and lives entirely in the present
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Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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285626
Cataloging source
DLC
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Everett, Daniel Leonard
Dewey number
305.8989
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • music
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Pirahá Indians
  • Pirahá dialect
  • Jungles
  • Amazon River Region
Target audience
adult
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life and language in the Amazonian jungle
Label
Don't sleep, there are snakes : life and language in the Amazonian jungle, Daniel L. Everett
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Publication
Control code
ocn212855153
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 283 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375425028
Lccn
2008016306
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)212855153
Label
Don't sleep, there are snakes : life and language in the Amazonian jungle, Daniel L. Everett
Publication
Control code
ocn212855153
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 283 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375425028
Lccn
2008016306
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)212855153

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