Published February 1998
by Lightyear Pr .
Written in English
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The Languages of Pao by Jack Vance; 11 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fantasy, Fiction, Fiction in English, Science Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy. The Languages of Pao is a thought-provoking, and thoroughly original science fiction novel with a central theme that speculates on how language can sometimes influence and shape the behaviour of a population—which is a linguistic theory known as the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis/5(13). The Languages of Pao is a thought-provoking, and thoroughly original science fiction novel with a central theme that speculates on how language can sometimes influence and shape the behaviour of a population—which is a linguistic theory known as the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis/5(8). These are the Languages of Pao from the title. Separate languages are created for military, commercial and research purposes. Jack Vance makes a very interesting point about how the structure of a language can shape thinking, beliefs and action. Beran grows into a young man on Breakness and trains to be a linguist.
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