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Don't Sleep, There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle

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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 ...

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Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle
2017, Tantor Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781515969013

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Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle
2017, Tantor Audio, Old Saybrook

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Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle
2009, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307386120

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Don't Sleep, There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle
2009, Profile Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781846680403

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Don't Sleep, There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle
2008, Profile Books Ltd, London

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Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle
2008, Pantheon Books, New York, NY

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