Language: The Cultural Tool download free [PDF and Ebook] by Daniel Everett

Language: The Cultural Tool download free [PDF and Ebook] by Daniel Everett year 2013
  • Book name: Language: The Cultural Tool
  • Author: Daniel Everett
  • Release date: 2013/11/6
  • Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Dictionaries and Languages
  • ISBN: 9781846682681
  • Rating: 7.51 of 10
  • Votes: 254
  • Review by: Ruby Hornsby
  • Review rating: 7.88 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/26
  • Total pages: 368
  • Includes a PDF summary of 40 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Like other tools, language was invented, can be reinvented or lost, and shows significant variation across cultures. It's as essential to survival as fire - and, like fire, is found in all human societies. Language presents the bold and controversial idea that language is not an innate component of the brain, as has been famously argued by Chomsky and Pinker. Rather, it's a cultural tool which varies much more across different societies than the innateness view suggests.Fusing adventure, anthropology, linguistics and psychology, and drawing on Everett's pioneering research with the Amazonian Pirahas, Language argues that language is embedded within - and is inseparable from - its specific culture. This book is like a fire that will generate much light. And much heat.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H39M44S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Linguistics, Science: General Issues
  • Available formats: XPS, DOC, TCR, EPUB, PDF, WORD, PPTX, TXT. Compressed in RAR, TZO, LHA, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.26 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x200x20mm
  • Weight: 400g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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