The Anthropology of Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

The Anthropology of Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology


Ottenheimer's authoritative but approachable creation to the field's method, talents, ideas, instruments, and purposes emphasizes the categories of questions that anthropologists ask approximately language and the categories of questions that intrigue scholars. The textual content brings jointly the most important parts of linguistic anthropology, addressing problems with energy, race, gender, and sophistication all through. extra stressing the typical relevance of the textual content fabric, Ottenheimer contains "In the sector" vignettes that draw you in to the bankruptcy fabric through tales culled from her personal and others' reports, in addition to "Doing Linguistic Anthropology" and "Cross-Language Miscommunication" beneficial properties that describe real-life purposes of textual content suggestions.

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