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The First Word: The Search for the Origins of Language
The First Word: The Search for the Origins of Language
by Christine Kenneally
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The First Word is a fascinating search for the origins of language, which takes the reader through genetics, evolution, and the process of defining language itself. Christine Kenneally is a capable guide to answering this difficult and complex question... (read more)

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The Atoms of Language: The Mind's Hidden Rules of Grammar
The Atoms of Language: The Mind's Hidden Rules of Grammar
by Mark C. Baker
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It's difficult to fathom that the incredible number of languages in the world can be broken down into a small group of shared parameters. Mark Baker shows that this is possible due to a key uniting factor: grammar. His investigation spans the Navajo Code... (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper

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The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature
The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature
by Steven Pinker
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With The Stuff of Thought, linguist Steven Pinker returns to the themes of language and human nature to examine how words express the workings of our minds. Dealing with many aspects of human cognitive and social evolution, Pinker demonstrates his... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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