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Through the language glass

Through the language glass (Hardback)

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Does language reflect the culture of a society in any profound sense? Is our mother-tongue a lens through which we perceive the world? Can different languages lead their speakers to different thoughts? In this book, acclaimed author Guy Deutscher will convince you that, contrary to fashionable consensus of today, the answer to these questions is - yes.

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Publisher: William Heinemann Publication Date: 01/01/2010 ISBN-13: 9780434016907  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Guy Deutscher is the author of The Unfolding of Language: The Evolution of Mankind's Greatest Invention. Formerly a Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, and of the Department of Ancient Near Eastern Languages in the University of Leiden in the Netherlands, he is an honorary Research Fellow at the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures in the University of Manchester. Through the Language Glass is his third book. He lives in Oxford with his wife and two daughters.

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