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

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

Guy Deutscher


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The debate is a long time previous: the place does language come from? Is it an artifact of our tradition or written in our very DNA? in recent times, the top linguists have likely settled the difficulty: all languages are essentially an identical and the actual language we converse doesn't form our considering in any major means. man Deutscher says they are mistaken. From Homer to Darwin, from Yale to the Amazon, and during an odd and astounding historical past of the colour blue, Deutscher argues that our mom tongues do certainly form our reports of the area. Audacious, pleasant, and provocative, Through the Language Glass is destined to develop into a vintage of highbrow discovery.

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