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Migrating Meanings: Sharing Keywords in a Global World

James W. Underhill, Mariarosaria Gianninoto, and Mariarosaria Gianninoto


Exploring the roots of four keywords for our times: Europe, the citizen, the individual, and the people, Mariarosaria Gianninoto’s and James Underhill’s Migrating Meanings (2019) takes a broad view of conceptualization by taking on board various forms of English, (Scottish, American, and English), as well as other European languages (German, French, Spanish & Czech), and incorporating in-depth contemporary and historical accounts of Mandarin Chinese. The corpus-based research leads the authors to conclude that the English keywords are European concepts with roots in French and parallel traditi ... More

Keywords: American, citizen, corpus, corpora, Czech Chinese Europe, French, German, individual, keywords, migrating meanings, people, Scottish, worldview

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Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780748696949
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696949.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James W. Underhill, author
Rouen University

Mariarosaria Gianninoto, author
Université Grenoble Alpes

Mariarosaria Gianninoto, author
Université Grenoble Alpes

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