Publication details [#25503]

Hanks, William F. 1990. Referential practice. Language and lived space among the Maya. University of Chicago Press. xxvi + 580 pp.
Publication type
Book – monograph
Publication language
Language as a subject


This volume on referential practice in a specific habitus, deals with the theoretical framework, linguistic representations of participant frames, the construction of social space in the studied Maya community of Oxkutzcab, and the interrelated systems of deixis and referential practice.