Companion to Linguistic Anthropology by Alessandro Duranti
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Companion to Linguistic Anthropology
By Alessandro Duranti

A Companion to Linguistic Anthropology

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Companion to Linguistic Anthropology by Alessandro Duranti

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"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 Details

ISBN: 9781405144308
ISBN-10: 1405144300
Format: Paperback
(247mm x 179mm x 48mm)
Pages: 648
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Key Terms in Language and Culture by Alessandro Duranti Key Terms in Language and Culture, Paperback (April 2001)

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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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