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The Talking Ape

How Language Evolved

The Talking Ape( )
Author: Burling, Robbins
Series title:Studies in the Evolution of Language Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2005
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Ebook
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Robbins Burling traces language back to its earliest origins among our distant ape-like forbears several million years ago. He examines the qualities of mind and brain needed to support the operations of language; investigates the first links between signs, sounds, and meanings; explores the beginnings and prehistories of vocabulary and grammar; and connects work in field such as linguistics, evolutionary biology, and archaeology. And he does all this in a style thatis crystal-clear,...
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