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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780205832088ISBN-10 0205832083
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-205-83209-1ISBN-13 978-0-205-83209-5
Author(s): Nancy Bonvillain
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 416
Description

For courses in Language and Culture, and Sociolinguistics

Using data from cultures and languages throughout the world to highlight both similarities and differences in human languages—this text 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.

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