Ethnolinguistics and Cultural Concepts: Truth, Love, Hate and War

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'Ethnolinguistics' is the study of how language relates to culture and ethnicity. This book offers an original approach to ethnolinguistics, discussing how abstract concepts such as truth, love, hate and war are expressed across cultures and ethnicities. James W. Underhill seeks to situate these key cultural concepts within four languages (English, French, Czech and German). Not only do these concepts differ from language to language, but they go on changing over time. The book explores issues such as how far meaning is ...

Ethnolinguistics and Cultural Concepts: Truth, Love, Hate and War 2015, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107532847

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Ethnolinguistics and Cultural Concepts: Truth, Love, Hate and War 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107010642

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