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Books: The Abridged Essential Chomsky: Leko

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Date: 18-Jun-2013
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Subject: The Abridged Essential Chomsky: Leko
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Title: The Abridged Essential ChomskySeries Title: LINCOM Academic Reference Books 05

Publication Year: 2013Publisher: Lincom GmbH

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Author: Nedžad Leko

Hardback: ISBN: 9783862884551 Pages: 352 Price: Europe EURO 148.00Paperback: ISBN: 9783862884605 Pages: 352 Price: Europe EURO 44.80


This book is a summary of representative texts by Noam Chomsky dealing withlinguistics, politics and media. It is prepared primarily for the students whotake the elective course for undergraduates “Chomsky for beginners” at theUniversity of Sarajevo. Since it may be used as a textbook in one semestercourse, it has 15 chapters (one chapter for each teaching week in a semester).Each chapter is devoted to one book by Noam Chomsky. In the field oflinguistics: Syntactic structures, Aspects of the theory of syntax, Languageand mind, Reflections on language, Knowledge of language, The minimalistprogram, On nature and language, New horizons in the study of language andmind; in the field of politics: American power and the new mandarins, Fatefultriangle, Hegemony or survival, Hopes and prospects; and in the field ofmedia: Manufacturing consent, Necessary illusions, Media control. This isfollowed by six appendices: three appendices contain lists of Chomsky’s booksin the field of linguistics, then in the field of politics and media, and alist of books about Chomsky. This part of the book also includes threeannotated bibliographies of Chomsky’s linguistic works, then his works dealingwith politics and media, and finally the works of others about Chomsky.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics History of Linguistics Linguistic Theories

Written In: English (eng)

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