Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 April 2014

208 Pages

5 x 7 inches

ISBN: 9780199361588

Bookseller Code (02)

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The Language Hoax

John H. McWhorter

  • Argues that that all humans process life the same way, regardless of their language
  • Takes a perspective encompassing the world's languages rather than just a few at a time
  • Provides a sociopolitical analysis of the issue and its history
  • Emphasizes the dangers of the idea of language as a lens through which we view the world

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