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The New York Times book of language and linguistics

Author: Nicholas Wade
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded [ed.]View all editions and formats
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In the latest book in the series, editor Nicholas Wade and several award-winning journalists from The New York Times explore the mysterious roots of language. Their coverage ranges from the efforts to chronicle ancient languages to the examination of fossil records to determine whether Neanderthals had language, and around the evolutionary bend to the study of chimpanzees and their ability to "talk" using sign  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
New York Times book of language and linguistics.
Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)607068171
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Wade
ISBN: 1585747939 9781585747931
OCLC Number: 51900289
Notes: "New York times book."
Revised edition of: The science times book of language and linguistics, 2000.
Includes index.
Description: vii, 215 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: New York times.
Science times book of language and linguistics.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Wade.
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The mysterious roots of language are explored in this book, looking at the efforts to chronicle ancient languages to the examination of fossil records to determine whether Neanderthals had language.  Read more...

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Praise for earlier books in the series: "The most remarkable piscine and avian pieces from "The New York Times's" famous Tuesday section.""--Publishers Weekly"

 
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