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The evolution of language

Author: W Tecumseh Fitch
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2010.
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Brings together the most important insights from the vast amount of literature on the origin of language.
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Fitch, W. Tecumseh.
Evolution of language.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)428024376
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W Tecumseh Fitch
ISBN: 9780511677472 0511677472 9780511679971 0511679971 9780511681950 051168195X 9780511817779 0511817770 0511683936 9780511683930 9780511678721 051167872X
OCLC Number: 648736188
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 610 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Section 1. The lay of the land : an overview of disciplines and data relevant to language evolution; --
Section 2. Meet the ancestors --
Section 3. The evolution of speech --
Section 4. Evaluating phylogenetic models of language evolution.
Responsibility: W. Tecumseh Fitch.
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