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Western Apache Language and Culture: Essays in Linguistic Anthropology

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Seven essays, collected here for the first time, define some of the central concerns of linguistic anthropology through the close study of Western Apache, a language of astonishing complexity. All of the essays have been revised for this anthology. Basso, a major authority in the field of linguistic anthropology, has drawn on fieldwork at the village of Cibecue, whose residents speak a dialect of Western Apache that is spoken nowhere else. He shows how intricacies of language--place names, metaphor, uses of silence--help ...

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Western Apache Language and Culture: Essays in Linguistic Anthropology 1992, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816513239

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Western Apache Language and Culture: Essays in Linguistic Anthropology 1990, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816510948

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