A Companion to Linguistic Anthropology
Edited by Alessandro Duranti
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Companion to Linguistic Anthropology by Alessandro Duranti
Book Description"A Companion to Linguistic Anthropology" provides a series of in-depth explorations of key concepts and approaches by some of the scholars whose work constitutes the theoretical and methodological foundations of the contemporary study of language as culture. It provides a definitive overview of the field of linguistic anthropology, comprised of original contributions by leading scholars in the field. It summarizes past and contemporary research across the field and is intended to spur students and scholars to pursue new paths in the coming decades. It includes a comprehensive bibliography of over 2000 entries designed as a resource for anyone seeking a guide to the literature of linguistic anthropology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405144308
(247mm x 179mm x 48mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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* Collection of 75 original essays written by leading scholars in linguistic anthropology. * Organized as a set of 1000--word entries, the collection provides an overview of language from an anthropological perspective> * Each entry defines a key concept and includes associated issues and recommended readings. .
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Author Biography - Alessandro Duranti
Alessandro Duranti is Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Language, Interaction and Culture at UCLA. His books include From Grammar to Politics: Linguistic Anthropology in a Western Samoan Village (1994), Linguistic Anthropology (1997), Key Terms in Language and Culture (2001), and Linguistic Anthropology: A Reader (editor, 2001). In 1999 he received a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship and the UCLA Alumni Distinguished Teaching Award. He is a former president of the Society for Linguistic Anthropology and former editor of the Journal of Linguistic Anthropology. In 2001 Duranti received the American Anthropological Association/Mayfield Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
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