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Landscape and Culture - Cross-linguistic Perspectives

Bromhead, Helen

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The relationship between landscape and culture seen through language is an exciting and increasingly explored area. This ground-breaking book contributes to the linguistic examination of both cross-cultural variation and unifying elements in geographical categorization. The study focuses on the contrastive lexical semantics of certain landscape words in a number of languages. The aim is to show how geographical vocabulary sheds light on the culturally and historically shaped ways people see and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/173754
DOI: 10.1075/clscc.9

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