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Language, self, and society

Language, self, and society

a social history of language

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Published by Polity Press in Cambridge, UK, Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociolinguistics.,
  • Historical linguistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Peter Burke and Roy Porter ; with an afterword by Dell Hymes.
    ContributionsBurke, Peter., Porter, Roy, 1946-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP40 .L2997 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 358 p. ;
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1299450M
    ISBN 100745607659
    LC Control Number92164200

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    According to sociologists, a society is a group of people with common territory, interaction, and groups consist of two or more people who interact and identify with one another.. Territory: Most countries have formal boundaries and territory that the world recognizes as theirs. However, a society’s boundaries don’t have to be geopolitical borders, such as the one between. Language, as described above, is species-specific to human beings. Other members of the animal kingdom have the ability to communicate, through vocal noises or by other means, but the most important single feature characterizing human language (that is, every individual language), against every known mode of animal communication, is its infinite productivity and creativity.

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