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Language, Culture, and Society: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

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This fourth edition expands its coverage of the fundamental issues in the field, including language and gender, and language and ethnicity. Now with a built-in Resource Manual and Study Guide, Language, Culture, and Society is the teaching text for the linguistic anthropology course.
Paperback, 432 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by Westview Press (first published 1993)
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Theresa
May 10, 2013 Theresa rated it it was ok
I had to read this for a class. So it's safe to say I only read a handful of chapters out of this brick. I wouldn't recommend it unless you're really interested in linguistic anthropology.
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Mar 28, 2014 Caitlin rated it really liked it
I found this text book at a store for one dollar! I have long been interested in other cultures and how we relate to one another and although I have no talent for languages I thought this would be interesting. Salzmann writes in a very readable way, a true introduction. Although some of the ideas or terms were new to me I was able to understand what he was talking about. The book is not a linguistics text, though he does do a refresher course on what happens physiologically when we speak. The ...more
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Read this for a linguistic anthropology class, as one could imagine, but it is one of my favorite text-booky texts I've ever been assigned.
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