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- DescriptionPlains Indian Sign Talk (PST), a complex system of hand signs, once served as the lingua franca among many Native American tribes of the Great Plains. This study of contemporary uses of PST offers a theoretical approach to language and the body that transcends the 'intellectualist' versus 'phenomenological' impasse in social and linguistic theory.
- Author BiographyBrenda Farnell is an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the author of Human Action Signs in Cultural Context: The Visible and Invisible in Movement and Dance. She is coeditor of the Journal for the Anthropological Study of Human Movement.
- Author(s)Brenda Farnell
- PublisherUniversity of Nebraska Press
- Date of Publication01/06/2009
- GenreSocial Studies: General
- Place of PublicationLincoln
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Nebraska Press
- Content Note107 figures, 3 maps, 26 halftones, 3 tables
- Weight522 g
- Width3887 mm
- Height5817 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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