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Cultural Models in Language and Thought
by Dorothy Holland and Naomi Quinn


Overview - The papers in this volume, a multidisciplinary collaboration of anthropologists, linguists, and psychologists, explore the way in which cultural knowledge is organized and used in everyday language and understanding. Employing a variety of methods, which rely heavily on linguistic data, the authors offer analyses of domains of knowledge ranging across the physical, social, and psychological worlds, and reveal the crucial importance of tacit, presupposed knowledge in the conduct of everyday life.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The papers in this volume, a multidisciplinary collaboration of anthropologists, linguists, and psychologists, explore the way in which cultural knowledge is organized and used in everyday language and understanding. Employing a variety of methods, which rely heavily on linguistic data, the authors offer analyses of domains of knowledge ranging across the physical, social, and psychological worlds, and reveal the crucial importance of tacit, presupposed knowledge in the conduct of everyday life.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780521311687
  • ISBN-10: 0521311683
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: February 1987
  • Page Count: 416
  • Dimensions: 9.19 x 5.97 x 0.99 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.32 pounds


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