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Studies in the Evolution of Language #3: Language Evolution

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Publisher Comments:

The leading scholars in the rapidly growing field of language evolution give readable accounts of their theories on the origins of language and reflect on the most important current issues and debates. As well as providing a guide to their own published research in this area they highlight what they see as the most relevant research of others. The authors come from a wide range of disciplines involved in language evolution including linguistics, cognitive science, computational science, primatology, and archaeology.

Synopsis:

How humans acquired language and how languages evolved are two of the most intriguing questions in contemporary scientific research. The essays in this volume discuss the subject.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199244843
Editor:
Kirby, Simon
Editor:
Christiansen, Morten
Editor:
Kirby, Simon
Editor:
Christiansen, Morten
Author:
null, Morten H.
Author:
null, Simon
Author:
Christiansen, Morten H.
Author:
Kirby, Simon
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Language and languages
Subject:
Anthropological linguistics
Subject:
Linguistics | Sociolinguistics
Subject:
Linguistics | Sociolinguistics and Anthropological Linguistics
Subject:
Language and languages -- Origin.
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
Linguistics | Sociolinguistics & Anthropological Linguistics
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Studies in the Evolution of Language
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
20031031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
14 figures
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9.22x6.22x.91 in. 1.42 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , How humans acquired language and how languages evolved are two of the most intriguing questions in contemporary scientific research. The essays in this volume discuss the subject.
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