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LINGUIST List 22.2827

Sun Jul 10 2011

Books: Anthro Ling/Philosophy of Lang: Mark, Turk, Burenhult, Stea (Eds)

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        1.     Paul Peranteau , Landscape in Language: Mark, Turk, Burenhult, Stea (Eds)

Message 1: Landscape in Language: Mark, Turk, Burenhult, Stea (Eds)
Date: 10-Jul-2011
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Landscape in Language: Mark, Turk, Burenhult, Stea (Eds)
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Title: Landscape in Language
Subtitle: Transdisciplinary perspectives
Series Title: Culture and Language Use 4
Published: 2011
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/clu.4

Editor: David M. Mark
Editor: Andrew G. Turk
Editor: Niclas Burenhult
Editor: David Stea
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027287045 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027287045 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027202864 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 99.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027202864 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027202864 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 104.94
Abstract:

Landscape is fundamental to human experience. Yet until recently, the study of
landscape has been fragmented among the disciplines. This volume focuses on
how landscape is represented in language and thought, and what this reveals
about the relationships of people to place and to land. Scientists of various
disciplines such as anthropologists, geographers, information scientists,
linguists, and philosophers address several questions, including: Are there
cross-cultural and cross-linguistic variations in the delimitation, classification,
and naming of geographic features? Can alternative world-views and
conceptualizations of landscape be used to produce culturally-appropriate
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)? Topics included: ontology of
landscape; landscape terms and concepts; toponyms; spiritual aspects of land
and landscape terms; research methods; ethical dimensions of the research;
and its potential value to indigenous communities involved in this type of
research.

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
                            Philosophy of Language

Written In: English (eng )

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