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Language, Culture, and Communication:
The Meaning of Messages (4th Edition)

by Nancy Bonvillain

ISBN 0130979538 / 9780130979537 / 0-13-097953-8
Publisher Prentice Hall
Language English
Edition Softcover
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Using data from cultures and languages throughout the world to highlight both similarities and differences in human languagesthis book explores the many interconnections among language, culture, and communicative meaning. It examines the multi-faceted meanings and uses of language and emphasizes the ways that language encapsulates speakers' meanings and intentions. Includes new section on Narratives (Ch. 4) and Language Ideologies (Ch. 13). Features Interactional, situational, and social functions of languages. > For anyone interested in Language and Culture, Anthropological Linguistics, and Language and Communication. [via]