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Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life And Language In The Amazonian Jungle
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|November 3, 2009

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A riveting account of the astonishing experiences and discoveries made by linguist Daniel Everett while he lived with the Pirahã, a small tribe of Amazonian Indians in central Brazil. Daniel Everett arrived among the Pirahã with his wife and…
Dark Matter Of The Mind: The Culturally Articulated Unconscious
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|November 15, 2016

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Is it in our nature to be altruistic, or evil, to make art, use tools, or create language? Is it in our nature to think in any particular way? For Daniel L. Everett, the answer is a resounding no: it isn’t in our nature to do any of these things because…
How Language Began: The Story Of Humanity?s Greatest Invention
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“Few books on the biological and cultural origin of humanity can be ranked as classics. I believe [this] will be one of them.” — Edward O. Wilson At the time of its publication, How Language Began received high acclaim for capturing the…
How Language Began: The Story Of Humanity's Greatest Invention
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|November 7, 2017

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How Language Began revolutionizes our understanding of the one tool that has allowed us to become the "lords of the planet." Mankind has a distinct advantage over other terrestrial species: we talk to one another. But how did we acquire the most advanced…
Language: The Cultural Tool
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|December 11, 2012

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“The most important—and provocative—anthropological fieldwork ever undertaken.” —Tom Wolfe  For years, the prevailing opinion among academics has been that language is embedded in our genes, existing as an innate and instinctual…
Linguistic Fieldwork: A Student Guide

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A handy beginner's guide, this textbook introduces the various stages of linguistic fieldwork, from the preparation of the work to the presentation of the results. Drawing on over forty years of fieldwork experience between them, in over two dozen languages, the…
How Language Began: The Story of Humanity's Greatest Invention
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|November 7, 2017

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How Language Began revolutionizes our understanding of the one tool that has allowed us to become the "lords of the planet." Mankind has a distinct advantage over other terrestrial species: we talk to one another. But how did we acquire the most…
'No duermas, hay serpientes': Vida y lenguaje en la Amazonia

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Un misionero y filólogo aterriza en mitad de la jungla amazónica con dos objetivos: va a aprender el endiablado idioma de esa tribu casi virgen, los pirahã, a los que nadie ha conseguido entender, ni enseñar otras lenguas. Y va a traducir para ellos la Biblia y a…
'No duermas, hay serpientes': Vida y lenguaje en la Amazonia

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Un misionero y filólogo aterriza en mitad de la jungla amazónica con dos objetivos: va a aprender el endiablado idioma de esa tribu casi virgen, los pirahã, a los que nadie ha conseguido entender, ni enseñar otras lenguas. Y va a traducir para ellos la Biblia y a…
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|October 25, 2013

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This is the first major study of any Chapakuran language and makes an important contribution to linguistic theory. This study is especially timely as the Chapakuran languages of Western Brazil and Eastern Bolivia are endangered, and less than 2,000 known speakers…
Linguistic Fieldwork: A Student Guide
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|February 2, 2012

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A handy beginner's guide, this textbook introduces the various stages of linguistic fieldwork, from the preparation of the work to the presentation of the results. Drawing on over forty years of fieldwork experience between them, in over two dozen languages, the…
Wari
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|September 11, 2002

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This is the first major study of any Chapakuran language and makes an important contribution to linguistic theory. This study is especially timely as the Chapakuran languages of Western Brazil and Eastern Bolivia are endangered, and less than 2,000 known speakers…