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Grooming, gossip and the evolution of language

Author: R I M Dunbar
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Disputing assumptions to the contrary, this book argues that language evolved among women, and that, although men are just as likely to natter as women, women gossip more about other people, thus  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R I M Dunbar
ISBN: 0571173969 9780571173969
OCLC Number: 34546743
Description: 230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Robin Dunbar.

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