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

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

Label
How language began : the story of humanity's greatest invention
Title
How language began
Title remainder
the story of humanity's greatest invention
Statement of responsibility
Daniel L. Everett
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Everett, Daniel Leonard
Dewey number
401
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P116
LC item number
.E73 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Language and languages
  • Semiotics
  • Psycholinguistics
Label
How language began : the story of humanity's greatest invention, Daniel L. Everett
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xviii, 330 pages
Isbn
9780871407955
Lccn
2017025673
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn959808832
  • (OCoLC)959808832
  • 970170
Label
How language began : the story of humanity's greatest invention, Daniel L. Everett
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xviii, 330 pages
Isbn
9780871407955
Lccn
2017025673
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn959808832
  • (OCoLC)959808832
  • 970170

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