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Title: A Companion to Linguistic Anthropology
Series Title: Blackwell Companions to Anthropology
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.

*Provides a definitive overview of the field of linguistic anthropology,
comprised of original contributions by leading scholars in the field.

*Summarizes past and contemporary research across the field and is intended
to spur students and scholars to pursue new paths in the coming decades.

*Includes a comprehensive bibliography of over 2000 entries designed as a
resource for anyone seeking a guide to the literature of linguistic
anthropology.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631223525
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 648
Prices: U.K.£ 90.00
U.S.$ 136.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1405144300
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 648
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U.K.£ 24.99