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The Leopard's Spots: Essays on Language, Cognition and Culture.

9789004222441

The Leopard's Spots: Essays on Language, Cognition and Culture

Gerrit J. Dimmendaal

BRILL

2015

221 pages

$128.00

Hardcover

Brill's Studies in Language, Cognition and Culture; Volume 11

P40

Dimmendaal presents students, academics, and researchers with an examination of the interaction between culture, cognition, and language in the context of African culture. The author has organized the ten chapters that make up the main body of his text in three sections devoted to language ecology, language and co-evolution, and conversation styles. Specific subjects covered include accretion zones and the absence of language union in the Nuba mountains, lexical-semantic fields in Tima, perception of the living dead and the invisible hand in Teso-Turkana, and others. Gerrit J. Dimmendaal is a faculty member of the University of Cologne, Germany. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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