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Title: Linguistic Anthropology
Written By: Alessandro Duranti
URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521449936
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Alessandro Duranti introduces linguistic anthropology as an
interdisciplinary field that studies language as a cultural resource and
speaking as a cultural practice. The theories and methods of linguistic
anthropology are introduced through a discussion of linguistic diversity,
grammar in use, the role of speaking in social interaction, the
organization and meaning of conversational structures, and the notion of
participation as a unit of analysis.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0521449936
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 420
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