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The Resource Don't sleep, there are snakes : life and language in the Amazonian jungle, Daniel L. Everett

Don't sleep, there are snakes : life and language in the Amazonian jungle, Daniel L. Everett

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Don't sleep, there are snakes : life and language in the Amazonian jungle
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Don't sleep, there are snakes
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life and language in the Amazonian jungle
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Daniel L. Everett
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eng
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A linguist offers a thought-provoking account of his experiences and discoveries while living with the Pirahã, a small tribe of Amazonian Indians living in central Brazil and a people possessing a language that defies accepted linguistic theories and reflects a culture that has no counting system, concept of war, or personal property, and lives entirely in the present
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Title
Don't sleep, there are snakes
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A linguist offers a thought-provoking account of his experiences and discoveries while living with the Pirahäa, a small tribe of Amazonian Indians living in central Brazil and a people possessing a language that defies accepted linguistic theories and reflects a culture that has no counting system, concept of war, or personal property, and lives entirely in the present
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.898/9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • music
Index
no index present
LC call number
F2520.1.M9
LC item number
E94 2008
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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life and language in the Amazonian jungle
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Daniel L. Everett
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life and language in the Amazonian jungle
Don't sleep, there are snakes : life and language in the Amazonian jungle, Daniel L. Everett
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Contents
Discovering the world of the Pirahãs -- The Amazon -- The cost of discipleship -- Sometimes you make mistakes -- Material culture and the absence of ritual -- Families and community -- Nature and the immediacy of experience -- A teenager named TÃokaaga : murder and society -- Land to live free -- Caboclos : vignettes of Amazonian Brazilian life -- Changing channels with Pirahã sounds -- Pirahã words -- How much grammar do people need? -- Values and talking : the partnership between language and culture -- Recursion : language as a matrioshka doll -- Crooked heads and straight heads : perspectives on language and truth -- Converting the missionary
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ocn212855153
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 283 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375425028
Lccn
2008016306
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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