Don't Sleep There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle

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Don't Sleep There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle - Everett, Daniel

Although Daniel Everett was a missionary, far from converting the Pirahas, they converted him. He shows the slow, meticulous steps by which he gradually mastered their language and his gradual realization that its unusual nature closely reflected its speakers' startlingly original perceptions of the world. He describes how he began to realize that ...

Don't Sleep There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle 2008, Profile Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781846680304

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