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Published: 26 November 2013

304 Pages | 32 b&w photographs; 37 b&w line drawings

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199338733

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Relationship Thinking

Agency, Enchrony, and Human Sociality

N. J. Enfield

Foundations of Human Interaction

  • Outlines a framework for analyzing social interaction and its linguistic, cultural, and cognitive underpinnings, by putting human relationships front and center
  • Illustrative examples and analyses from the author's long term field work in Laos
  • Promotes an interdisciplinary approach to studying language, culture, and mind, building on simple but powerful semiotic principles