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  1. says:

    This review also appears on my blog wwwsilashruparellcomMy one liner Linguistics for the layman Families lineages and some syntax and grammar deconstruction to show us how the principal language groups have evolved And some crystal ball gazing on the future of world languages Readable and BrowsableI have always thought that learning a language writing a good computer programme and drafting a good contract inv

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    Highly informative If one is ever curious about the evolution of language this book should be read As far I will always remember from the book that is our cultural interactions and word transfers from different languages beyond an assimilation an enrichment Though this aspect should have been discussed clear while there were a lot of contradi

  3. says:

    Feels like the history of linguistics than language Personally it's lacking aspects of how languages affects human thoughts and emoti

  4. says:

    Outstanding book does a wonderful job of giving a broad overview of the field Although if you are unfamiliar to linguistic then a device with Google is essential

  5. says:

    Interesting if you are an SLP major

  6. says:

    The information contained in the book is very interesting but the prose It's like reading Wikipedia

  7. says:

    I liked that the book began with a thorough analysis of the vocalizations and gestures of non human animalsthat allowed the story to

  8. says:

    The history of language is a fascinating thing It's a tough thing to trace in some cultures where writing wasn't developed and where writing was developed we can only guess what it sounded like before audio recording euipment was developed This book give a good history of all we know about language starting from first principles of where language developed and how it works in lower animals The evolution of European langu

  9. says:

    Interesting for those who are interested in the subject me but it's not always an easy tiptoe through the linguistic tulips Aimed at those with

  10. says:

    A fascinating and well rounded book I aspire to be a multi linguist and reading this book has really improved my acuisition and ability to communicate in foreign languages even though it's a history book and has nothing to do with the actual l

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History of Language Reaktion Books Globalities

Tising and the media are having on language today Looking to the future he shows how electronic media will continue to reshape and re invent the ways in which we communicatea delightful and unexpectedly accessible book a virtuoso tour of the linguistic world The Economist few who read this remarkable study will regard language in uite the same way again The Good Book Guid Interesting for those who are interested in the subject me but it s not always an easy tiptoe through the linguistic tulips Aimed at those with a general knowledge of language who are going on to a deeper study of linguistics I think this book is sometimes a little too out of reach if you re not already familiar with some of the terms and concepts that are discussed I ve read a lot about languages if not about linguistics but I found myself scratching my head at least a few times per chapter especially when the text became a laundry list of description or an involved explication or comparison of things that hadn t been explained in depth to begin withMore often than not though this is a really interesting and informative look at not only how we define language but also how we think language came about and how that knowledge has been acuired collected studied and interpretedRecommended for the dedicated language enthusiast

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It is tempting to take the tremendous rate of contemporary linguistic change for granted What is reuired in fact is a radical reinterpretation of what language is Steven Roger Fischer begins his book with an examination of the modes of communication used by dolphins birds and primates as the first contexts in which the concept of language might be applied As he charts the h Feels like the history of linguistics than language Personally it s lacking aspects of how languages affects human thoughts and emotions

read Þ eBook or Kindle ePUB Å Steven Roger Fischer

Istory of language from the times of Homo erectus Neanderthal humans and Homo sapiens through to the nineteenth century when the science of linguistics was developed Fischer analyses the emergence of language as a science and its development as a written form He considers the rise of pidgin creole jargon and slang as well as the effects radio and television propaganda adver The information contained in the book is very interesting but the prose It s like reading Wikipedia

  • Hardcover
  • 240
  • History of Language Reaktion Books Globalities
  • Steven Roger Fischer
  • English
  • 17 August 2019
  • 9781861890511