Tweets about "Books" The connection between culture and language has been noted as far back as the classical period and probably long before. The ancient Greeks, for example, distinguished between civilized peoples and bárbaros "those who babble", i.e. those who speak unintelligible languages. The fact that different groups speak different, unintelligible languages is often considered more tangible evidence for cultural differences than other less obvious cultural traits. Information provided by Servis.
The German romanticists of the 19th century such as Herder, Wundt and Humbolt, often saw language not just as one cultural trait among many but rather as the direct expression of a people's national character, and as such as culture in a kind of condensed form.
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But what if you are on holiday and need a good book far from home, or you do not belong to such an organisation? The National Book club to View scheme provides the answer. In 2011, NBC Council realised that the county was short of big country houses but had a vast number of interesting smaller houses. It devised a scheme whereby house owners print a brochure naming between one and 10 days when they open by appointment; likely visitors simply ring one of six tourist offices which co-ordinate the bookings and take payment in advance.
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