LINGUIST List 25.4979

Tue Dec 09 2014

Books: Colour Studies: Anderson, Biggam, Hough, Kay (eds.)

Editor for this issue: Sara Couture <saralinguistlist.org>


Date: 04-Dec-2014
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Colour Studies: Anderson, Biggam, Hough, Kay (eds.)
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Title: Colour Studies
Subtitle: A broad spectrum
Published: 2014
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: https://benjamins.com/catalog/z.191

Editor: Wendy Anderson
Editor: Carole P. Biggam
Editor: Carole A. Hough
Editor: Christian J. Kay
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027269195 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027269195 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027269195 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 88.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027212191 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027212191 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 88.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027212191 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 111.30
Abstract:

This volume presents some of the latest research in colour studies by specialists across a wide range of academic disciplines. Many are represented here, including anthropology, archaeology, the fine arts, linguistics, onomastics, philosophy, psychology and vision science. The chapters have been developed from papers and posters presented at the Progress in Colour Studies (PICS12) conference held at the University of Glasgow. Papers from the earlier PICS04 and PICS08 conferences were published by John Benjamins as Progress in Colour Studies, 2 volumes, 2006 and New Directions in Colour Studies, 2011, respectively. The opening chapter of this new volume stems from the conference keynote talk on prehistoric colour semantics by Carole P. Biggam. The remaining chapters are grouped into three sections: colour and linguistics; colour categorization, naming and preference; and colour and the world. Each section is preceded by a short preface drawing together the themes of the chapters within it. There are thirty-one colour illustrations.

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
                            Semantics

Written In: English (eng)

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