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The Language Imperative

By: Elgin, Suzette Haden Ph.D.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Perseus Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1693157

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 2000 Hard Cover. 276 pp. 8vo. Many of us view language as a tool, a means by which to communicate our thoughts and emotions. But is there more to language than just “talk”? Can learning languages actually change the way you think? In The Language Imperative, best-selling author and linguistic scholar Suzette Haden Elgin makes a persuasive case that the linguistic differences between us are not trivial, that language and culture are inextricably linked, and that multilingualism has a profound (and beneficial) effect on the human mind. Drawing on examples from the worlds of me... View more info