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Everett, Dan, Gross, Philip, Yueh, Linda, Mollett, Amy and Brumley, Cheryl (2012) Language. The London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Professor Dan Everett, linguistic anthropologist and author of Language: The Cultural Tool, tells us how a language spoken by a tribe living deep in the Amazon jungle poses a direct challenge to the widely-held view that language is inherent. Prize-winning poet Philip Gross talks to us about his father’s loss of language and reads from his collections Deep Field and The Water Table. As part of our academic inspiration series we speak to LSE economist and Bloomberg TV broadcaster Linda Yueh about the books that inspired her into economics. Presented by Amy Mollett and Cheryl Brumley. Produced by Cheryl Brumley. Music and sound courtesy of the following users at Freesound.org: bebeto (Intro music); reinsamba (Nightbirds – Amazon); Corsica_S (Museum atrium); mystiscool (stream); and eric5335 (meadow ambience).

Item Type: Audio/visual resource
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/podcasts/
Additional Information: © 2012 London School of Economics and Political Science; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2013 11:26
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2020 00:33
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/52142

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