Language in Relation to a Unified Theory of the Structure of Human Behavior: Part I, Preliminary Edition
first edition Softcover
1954 · Glendale, CA
by Pike, Kenneth L.
Glendale, CA: Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1954. First edition. Softcover. g. Quarto. X, 170pp. Original printed wrappers. First part of a work intended to develop a filed theory, not only for the analysis and description of language, but for the analysis and description of any aspect of human behavior. In this volume, the author laid down the general outlines of his unified theory, and began to apply it to the description and analysis of language. Spine and edges of wrappers sunned. Paper edges partly foxed. Previous owner's name (Herbert H. Paper*) dated Jan. 1955 on upper-half title. Wrappers and interior in overall good to good+ condition. *Dr. Herbert Harry Paper (1925-2012) was Professor Emeritus of Linguistics and near Eastern Languages, and the Editor of the Hebrew Union College Annual, HUC-JIR/Cincinnati. He received a doctorate from the University of Chicago. Dr. Paper taught at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and joined HUC-JIR as the Dean of Graduate Studies. His specialties were Persian studies, concentrating on the history of the Persian language and on the ancient languages of Iran, and Yiddish literature. (Inventory #: 34613)