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The Resource Through the language glass : why the world looks different in other languages, Guy Deutscher

Through the language glass : why the world looks different in other languages, Guy Deutscher

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Through the language glass : why the world looks different in other languages
Title
Through the language glass
Title remainder
why the world looks different in other languages
Statement of responsibility
Guy Deutscher
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A masterpiece of linguistics scholarship, at once erudite and entertaining, confronts the thorny question of how--and whether--culture shapes language and language, culture
Tone
Writing style
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2010.
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382743
Cataloging source
DLC
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Deutscher, Guy
Dewey number
410
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P140
LC item number
.D487 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Comparative linguistics
  • Historical linguistics
  • Language and languages in literature
Target audience
adult
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why the world looks different in other languages
Label
Through the language glass : why the world looks different in other languages, Guy Deutscher
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-292) and index
Contents
Naming the rainbow -- A long-wave herring -- The rude populations inhabiting foreign lands -- Those who said our things before us -- Plato and the Macedonian swineherd -- Crying whorf -- When the sun doesn't rise in the east -- Sex and syntax -- Russian blues -- Forgive us our ignorances
Control code
2010001042
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9780805081954
Lccn
2010001042
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
Through the language glass : why the world looks different in other languages, Guy Deutscher
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-292) and index
Contents
Naming the rainbow -- A long-wave herring -- The rude populations inhabiting foreign lands -- Those who said our things before us -- Plato and the Macedonian swineherd -- Crying whorf -- When the sun doesn't rise in the east -- Sex and syntax -- Russian blues -- Forgive us our ignorances
Control code
2010001042
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9780805081954
Lccn
2010001042
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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