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The Great Eskimo Vocabulary Hoax and Other Irreverent Essays on the Study of Language
Language: un
Pages: 236
Authors: Geoffrey K. Pullum
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-07-09 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

How reliable are all those stories about the number of Eskimo words for snow? How can lamps, flags, and parrots be libelous? These and many other odd questions are typical topics in this collection of essays that present and occasionally zany, often wry, but always fascinating look at language and
Eskimoisches wörterbuch
Language: de
Pages: 360
Authors: Freidrich Erdmann
Categories: Eskimo languages
Type: BOOK - Published: 1864 - Publisher:

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Linguistik: Essentials, Anglistik, Amerikanistik
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Bernd Kortmann
Categories: Amerikanistik - Linguistik - Lehrbuch
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher:

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SIKU: Knowing Our Ice
Language: en
Pages: 501
Authors: Igor Krupnik, Claudio Aporta, Shari Gearheard, Gita J. Laidler, Lene Kielsen Holm
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-30 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

By exploring indigenous people’s knowledge and use of sea ice, the SIKU project has demonstrated the power of multiple perspectives and introduced a new field of interdisciplinary research, the study of social (socio-cultural) aspects of the natural world, or what we call the social life of sea ice. It incorporates
Slang and the Struggle Over Meaning : Race, Language, and Power in Brazil
Language: en
Pages: 458
Authors: Jennifer Roth-Gordon
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:

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