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Author Deutscher, Guy.

Title Through the language glass : why the world looks different in other languages / Guy Deutscher.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Metropolitan Books / Henry Holt and Co., 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  410 Deu    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 304 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Naming the rainbow -- A long-wave herring -- The rude populations inhabiting foreign lands -- Those who said our things before us -- Plato and the Macedonian swineherd -- Crying whorf -- When the Sun doesn't rise in the east -- Sex and syntax -- Russian blues -- Forgive us our ignorances.
Source NBK 9/10 PPL
Subject Comparative linguistics.
Historical linguistics.
Language and languages in literature.
ISBN 9780805081954

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