Western Apache Language and Culture

Western Apache Language and Culture

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Examines the importance of symbol in the Western Apache language, explaining how such elements as place names, metaphor, and the use of silence define Apache culture.Essays in Linguistic Anthropology Keith H. Basso ... Mary Haas (1967) has observed that the study of classifica- tory verb stems may be of considerable value in disclosing the form and ... She also notes, however, that studies based on large samples of category instances are generally lacking, and that important questionsanbsp;...

Title:Western Apache Language and Culture
Author:Keith H. Basso
Publisher:University of Arizona Press - 1992-07-01


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