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The Art Of Conversation

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With this pioneering work, Burke offers the first social history of language in early modern Europe as a whole.
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Published December 1st 1993 by Cornell University Press (first published August 1st 1993)
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La linguistica es una de mis pasiones: el misterio que supone la mente cuando se moldea alrededor de un lenguaje. La lengua nos esclaviza, nos posee, nos atrapa. Este libro es un poquito pesado, pero revela o intenta revelar muchos misterios de la lengua. Vale la pena esforzarse con él.
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PETER BURKE (born 1937) is a British historian and professor. He was educated by the Jesuits and at St John's College, Oxford, and was a doctoral candidate at St Antony's College. From 1962 to 1979, he was part of the School of European Studies at Sussex University, before moving to the University of Cambridge, where he holds the title of Professor Emeritus of Cultural History and Fellow of ...more
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