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Language: An Introduction to the Study of Speech

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Among the most influential figures in the development of modern linguistics, the American scholar Edward Sapir (1884-1939) notably promoted the ... Show synopsis

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  • Language an Introduction to the Study of Speech (Kessinger Publishing) – Hardcover (2010)
    by Edward Sapir

    Language an Introduction to the Study of Speech
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    Hardcover, Kessinger Publishing
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    268 pages

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    ISBN-13: 9781163208496

    1921. This little book aims to give a certain perspective on the subject of language rather than to assemble facts about it. It has little to say of the ultimate psychological basis of speech and gives only enough of the actual descriptive or historical facts of particular languages to illustrate principles. Its main purpose is to show what I conceive language to be, what is its variability in place and time, and what are its relations to other fundamental human interests-the problem of thought, the nature of the historical ... Show more

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by nuriact on Aug 27, 2009

Amazingly, Sapir, 100 years ago surveys over 20 different languages worldwide to make comparisons, taxonomies and forsee some marks in the evolution of the English language that one can appreciate they have become true after so many years. Impressive.

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