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How language began : the story of humanity's greatest invention / Daniel L. Everett.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780871407955
  • ISBN: 0871407957
  • Physical Description: xviii, 330 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Part One: The First Hominins; 1. Rise of the Hominins -- 2. The Fossil Hunters -- 3. The Hominins Depar -- 4. Everyone Speaks Languages of Signs -- Part Two: Human Biological Adaptations for Language; 5. Humans Get a Better Brain -- 6. How the Brain Makes Language Possible -- 7. When the Brain Goes Wrong -- 8. Talking with Tongues -- Part Three: The Evolution of Language Form; 9. Where Grammar Came From -- 10. Talking with the Hands -- 11. Just Good Enough -- Part Four: Cultural Evolution of Language; 12. Communities and Communication -- Conclusion.
Subject: Language and languages > Origin.
Human communication.
Semiotics.
Psycholinguistics.

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