Don'T Sleep, There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle [Audiobook] download free by Daniel Everett

Don'T Sleep, There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle Audiobook download free by Daniel Everett
  • Listen audiobook: Don'T Sleep, There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle
  • Author: Daniel Everett
  • Release date: 2009/6/14
  • Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9781846680403
  • Rating: 8.85 of 10
  • Votes: 621
  • Review by: Ava Kelso
  • Review rating: 8.53 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/17
  • Duration: 4H5M46S in 256 kbps (64 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-16
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, MPEG4, WMA, AC3, MP3, WAV, MPEG-4 SLS, OGG (compression ZIP, GZ, TAR.GZ, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 32 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 24M26S (6.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Although Daniel Everett was a missionary, far from converting the Pirahas, they converted him. He shows the slow, meticulous steps by which he gradually mastered their language and his gradual realisation that its unusual nature closely reflected its speakers' startlingly original perceptions of the world.Everett describes how he began to realise that his discoveries about the Piraha language opened up a new way of understanding how language works in our minds and in our lives, and that this way was utterly at odds with Noam Chomsky's universally accepted linguistic theories. The perils of passionate academic opposition were then swiftly conjoined to those of the Amazon in a debate whose outcome has yet to be won. Everett's views are most recently discussed in Tom Wolfe's bestselling The Kingdom of Speech.Adventure, personal enlightenment and the makings of a scientific revolution proceed together in this vivid, funny and moving book.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Ethnic Studies, Memoirs, Indigenous Peoples, Biography: General, Travel Writing, Linguistics, Language: Reference & General
  • Download servers: Hotfile, Microsoft OneDrive, FreakShare, Google Drive, Woelkli. Compressed in ZIP, GZ, TAR.GZ, RAR
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.52 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x19mm
  • Weight: 282g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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