Textbook of Anthropological Linguistics

By: Kamal K. Misra

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In this textbook, Dr. Kamal K. Misra introduces anthropological linguistics to the beginners of the subject, highlighting the overlapping areas between linguistics and anthropology. The primary focus of the book is to make the reader realize that linguistic and anthropological knowledge most often complement each other in the holistic comprehension of human culture. While on the one hand, it delineates a various schools of thought in linguistics and the use of linguistics models in cultural analysis, no the other hand, it touches upon biological dimensions of human speaking, psychological dimensions of language acquisition, and socio cultural implications of speech variation. Its thrust is not limited to theoretical discussions about the structure of human communication and directions of language change, but also on the application of anthropological linguistics in language planning in multilingual situations, language maintenance, and in jurisprudence etc. Written in a clear and readable language, the book will survey appeal the under graduate and graduate students of anthropology and linguistics of Indian Universities, and the general readers with an interest in language and culture. Printed Pages: 180.

Title: Textbook of Anthropological Linguistics

Author Name: Kamal K. Misra

Categories: India, Anthropology,

Publisher: New Delhi, Concept Publishing Company: 2000

ISBN: 8170228190

ISBN 13: 9788170228196

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 700741

Keywords: Textbook of Anthropological Linguistics Kamal K. Misra