Through the Language Glass - Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages

Does language reflect the culture of a society? Is our mother-tongue a lens through which we perceive the world? Can different languages lead their speakers to different thoughts?
ISBN: 9780099505570
Author: Guy Deutscher
Page: 310
Binding: Soft cover
Publication date: 2011
Format: Book
Publisher: ARROW BOOKS
Language: English

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In Through the Language Glass, acclaimed author Guy Deutscher will convince you that, contrary to the fashionable academic consensus of today, the answer to all these questions is - yes. A delightful amalgam of cultural history and popular science, thisbook explores some of the most fascinating and controversial questions about language, culture and the human mind.

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