7 edition of Language of the land found in the catalog.
2007 by IWGIA, International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs in Copenhagen .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references
|Series||Document -- no. 119, IWGIA document -- 119|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||291 p. :|
|Number of Pages||291|
|LC Control Number||2007468023|
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Language of the Land: The Library of Congress Book of Literary Maps by Martha E. Hopkins (Author)/5(5). Language of the Land: The Mapuche in Argentina and Chile (International Work Gorup for Indigenous Affairs) Paperback – Febru byCited by: The Language of the Land: Living Among the Hadzabe in Africa.
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Language of the Land: Policy, Politics, Identity. The idea for this volume arose out of a need for a treatment of the interplay between language and ethnonationalism within both formal and nonformal educational settings.
Language of the Land: The Mapuche in Argentina and Chile. This is the first book in English to examine the contemporary Mapuche: their culture, their struggle for autonomy within the modern-day nation state, their religion, language, and distinct identity.
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Originally opened at the Library inthis exhibit has traveled to more than 20 sites around the United States, including 16 state Centers for the Book. The title of the book "Language of the Land" is an English translation of "Mapudungun", the Mapuche word for their own language.
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Stephenson fears even his book may draw harmful attention to the Hadzabe. With alluring descriptions of nature and an inspiring depiction of this ancient tribe, he will more likely provoke readers into a new respect for remote corners of the earth, where people still understand ''the language of the land.''.
Language of the Land: Journeys into Literary America is an exhibition of the literary maps of the Library of Congress. The maps acknowledge the contributions of authors to a specific state or region as well as depicting the geographical locations in works of fiction or fantasy.
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This is the world you were meant to fight for. More. Want to Read. Shelving menuAuthor: Aleron Kong. The Language of the Land is Stephenson's experience; laid out in evocative prose and illustrated with incredible photographs.
About the Author James Stephenson received his B.A. in English Literature at Ohio State University, and studied at the Rhode Island School for Design.5/5(1). Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane review – language and the land are continuous To have the words to describe the natural world is to become more.
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In the Land of Invented Languages by Arika Okrent is a book ostensibly about invented languages (like Esperanto) that is filled with love for the beauty and inventiveness of natural languages. Okrent gives us the tour we'd expect of funny invented languages like Esperanto and Klingon (she even attends a Klingon convention)/5.
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In recent years disputes over land rights, particularly in Chile, have provoked fierce protests from the Mapuche. In both countries, policies of assimilation have had a disastrous effect on the Mapuche language and cultural integrity. The Language of the Land: Living Among the Hadzabe in Africa by Stephenson, James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Language of the Land: Living Among the Hadzabe in Africa by Stephenson, James - AbeBooks.
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