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The talking ape : how language evolved

Author: Robbins Burling
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In crystal-clear style Robbins Burling presents the most convincing account of the origins of language ever published. He traces language back to its earliest origins, charts the course of its  Read more...

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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robbins Burling
ISBN: 9780199214037 0199214034 9780199279401 0199279403
OCLC Number: 750809912
Description: IX, [1], 286 s. : il. ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. In The Beginning; 2. Smiles, Winks, and Words; 3. Truths and Lies; 4. The Mind and Language; 5. Signs and Symbols; 6. Icons Gained and Icons Lost; 7. From A Few Sounds To Many Words; 8. Syntax: Wired and Learned; 9. Step By Step To Grammar; 10. Power, Gossip, and Seduction; 11. What Has Language Done To Us?
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