By James M. Wilce

James M. Wilce's new textbook introduces scholars to the examine of language as a device in anthropology. Solidly located in linguistic anthropology, it's the first textbook to mix transparent reasons of language and linguistic constitution with present anthropological conception. It incorporates a variety of research aids, together with bankruptcy summaries, studying goals, figures, routines, keywords and recommendations for extra studying, to lead pupil figuring out. the total word list comprises either anthropological and linguist terminology. An Appendix beneficial properties fabric on phonetics and phonetic illustration. Accompanying on-line assets comprise a try out financial institution with solutions, valuable hyperlinks, an instructor's handbook and an indication language case research. protecting an in depth diversity of themes no longer present in current textbooks, together with semiotics and the evolution of animal and human conversation, this booklet is a vital source for introductory classes on language and tradition, communique and tradition, and linguistic anthropology.

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