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100 1  Wierzbicka, Anna 
245 10 Imprisoned in English :|bThe Hazards of English As a 
       Default Language 
264  1 Oxford :|bOxford University Press USA - OSO,|c2013 
264  4 |c©2014 
300    1 online resource (302 pages) 
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505 0  Cover -- Imprisoned in English -- Copyright -- Dedication 
       -- CONTENTS -- Acknowledgments -- PART ONE Every Language 
       Draws a Circle ... -- 1. Recognizing the Contingency of 
       One's Own Language -- 2. Naming the World or Construing 
       the World? -- 3. The Givens of Human Life -- 4. Universal 
       Words, Semantic Atoms and Semantic Molecules -- 5. Human 
       Bodies and Human Minds: What is Visible and What is 
       Invisible -- PART TWO Emotions and Values -- 6. Anglo 
       Values vs. Human Values: Talking about Values in a Global 
       World -- 7. Human Emotions and English Words: Are Anger 
       and Disgust Universal? -- PART THREE "Politeness" and 
       "Cooperation" -- 8. Talking to Other People: "Politeness" 
       and Cultural Scripts -- 9. Doing Things with Other People:
       "Cooperation," "Interaction" and "Obšcenie" -- PART FOUR 
       Entering Other Minds -- 10. Grammar and Social Cognition: 
       The Hawaiians, the Dalabons, and the Anglos -- 11. 
       Thinking about "Things" in Yucatec and in English -- 12. 
       Endangered Languages, Endangered Meanings -- 13. 
       Chimpanzees and the Evolution of Human Cognition -- PART 
       FIVE Breaking Down the Walls of the Prison -- 14. From 
       Ordinary (Anglo) English to Minimal English -- PART SIX 
       Kindred Thinking Across Disciplines -- Preliminary Remarks
       -- 15. Anthropology, Psychology, Psychiatry -- 16. 
       Philosophy, Theology, Politics -- 17. Linguistics: 
       Cognitive and Cultural Approaches -- 18. Bilingualism, 
       Life Writing, Translation -- Final Remarks -- Notes -- 
       References -- Index 
520    Imprisoned in English argues that in the present English-
       dominated world, social sciences and the humanities are 
       locked in a conceptual framework grounded in English and 
       that scholars need to break away from this framework to 
       reach a more universal, culture-independent perspective on
       things human 
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       Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access 
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650  0 English language -- Social aspects.;English language -- 
       Influence on foreign languages.;Multilingualism -- Social 
       aspects.;Language and languages -- Globalization.;Language
       and languages -- Philosophy 
655  4 Electronic books 
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