Daniel Everett  [ USA ]

Biography

Portrait Everett
(c) Ali Ghandtschi

Guest 2018.

Bibliography

Das glücklichste Volk
Sieben Jahre bei den Pirahã-Indianern am Amazonas
Pantheon
München, 2012
[Ü: Sebastian Vogel]
Die größte Erfindung der Menschheit
Was mich meine Jahre am Amazonas über das Wesen der Sprache gelehrt haben
DVA
München, 2013
[Ü: Harald Stadler]
How Language Began
Profile Books
London, 2017


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born in 1951 in California, is an American linguist and author. In 1977, he traveled as a missionary to the Pirahã in the Brazilian Amazon, whose culture and language he researched over the next seven years. His current book »How Language Began: The Story of Humanity’s Greatest Invention« (2017) tackles questions about how languages emerge.