Living Language

Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology (Primers in Anthropology) 2nd Edition
TitleLiving Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology (Primers in Anthropology) 2nd Edition
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2017
AuthorAhearn, Laura M.
Number of Pages369
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
CityMalden, MA
Publication LanguageEnglish
ISBN or ASIN Number1119060605
KeywordsCulture, Language, linguistic anthropology
URLhttps://www.amazon.com/Living-Language-Introduction-Linguistic-Anthropology/dp/1119060605/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1483995780&sr=8-2&keywords=living+language+ahearn

Revised and updated, the 2nd Edition of Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology presents an accessible introduction to the study of language in real-life social contexts around the world through the contemporary theory and practice of linguistic anthropology.

  • Presents a highly accessible introduction to the study of language in real-life social contexts around the world
  • Combines classic studies on language and cutting-edge contemporary scholarship and assumes no prior knowledge in linguistics or anthropology
  • Features a series of updates and revisions for this new edition, including an all-new chapter on forms of nonverbal language
  • Provides a unifying synthesis of current research and considers future directions for the field