Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society

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Oxford University Press, May 16, 1985 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 352 pages
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Now revised to include new words and updated essays, Keywords focuses on the sociology of language, demonstrating how the key words we use to understand our society take on new meanings and how these changes reflect the political bent and values of society.
 

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Contents

Introduction
11
Preface to the Second Edition
27
List of Abbreviations
29
A
31
B
43
C
50
D
93
E
110
M
188
N
213
O
225
P
231
R
248
S
276
T
313
U
320

F
131
G
140
H
144
I
152
J
174
L
176
V
329
W
331
References and Select Bibliography
339
Readers Notes
343
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About the author (1985)

Raymond Williams (1921 1988) was for many years Professor of Drama at the University of Cambridge. Among his many books are Culture and Society, Culture and Materialism, Politics and Letters, Problems in Materialism and Culture, and several novels.

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