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作者 Everett, Daniel Leonard
書名 Don't sleep, there are snakes : life and language in the Amazonian jungle / Daniel L. Everett
出版項 New York : Pantheon Books, c2008
國際標準書號 9780375425028 (hbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 民族所圖書館  F2520.1.M9 E94 2008    在架上    30520020698347
 人文社會聯圖  F2520.1.M9 E94 2008    尋找中    30630020040042
版本 1st ed
說明 xviii, 283 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
附註 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
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 Túkaaga : 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
主題 Pirahá Indians -- Amazon River Region -- Social life and customs
Pirahá dialect -- Social aspects -- Amazon River Region
Jungles -- Amazon River Region
Amazon River Region -- Social life and customs
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