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How language began, the story of humanity's greatest invention, Daniel L. Everett - hardcover

Table Of Contents
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
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Edition
First American edition.
Physical Description
xviii, 330 pages, illustrations, 25 cm
Isbn
9780871407955

Library Locations

  • Billerica Public Library

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