Linguistic Anthropology

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Harcourt College Publishers, 2000 - Social Science - 264 pages
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Intended for courses in Linguistics. This long-awaited revision of a best-selling classic text in the area of linguistic anthropology provides authoritative coverage of the origin of language and languages, the descriptive study of language, language acquisition, and the impact of variables such as history, culture, gender, and ethnicity on language.

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Nancy Parrott Hickerson is an associate professor of anthropology at Texas Tech University. She has written numerous related articles and is the author of Linguistic Anthropology.

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