The Resource Humboldt, worldview and language, James W. Underhill, (electronic book)

Humboldt, worldview and language, James W. Underhill, (electronic book)

Label
Humboldt, worldview and language
Title
Humboldt, worldview and language
Statement of responsibility
James W. Underhill
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With the loss of many of the world's languages, it is important to question what will be lost to humanity with their demise. It is frequently argued that a language engenders a 'worldview', but what do we mean by this term? Attributed to German politician and philologist Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767-1835), the term has since been adopted by numerous linguists. Within specialist circles it has become associated with what is known as the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis which suggests that the nature of a language influences the thought of its speakers and that different language patterns yield different pa
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Underhill, James W.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P107
LC item number
.U53 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Language and languages
  • Humboldt, Wilhelm von
Label
Humboldt, worldview and language, James W. Underhill, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [154]-159) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10309055
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 161 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Humboldt, worldview and language, James W. Underhill, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [154]-159) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10309055
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 161 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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