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LINGUIST List 25.2743

Mon Jun 30 2014

Books: The Social Origins of Language: Dor, Knight, Lewis

Editor for this issue: Sara Couture <saralinguistlist.org>

Date: 21-May-2014
From: Emma Turner <emma.turneroup.com>
Subject: The Social Origins of Language: Dor, Knight, Lewis
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Title: The Social Origins of Language
Series Title: Oxford Studies in the Evolution of Language 19
Published: 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
                http://www.oup.com/us

Book URL: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199665327.do

Author: Daniel Dor
Author: Chris Knight
Author: Jerome Lewis
Hardback: ISBN: 9780199665327 Pages: 528 Price: U.K. £ 90.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780199665334 Pages: 528 Price: U.K. £ 35.00
Abstract:

This book presents a new perspective on the origins of language, and highlights the key role of social and cultural dynamics in driving language evolution. It considers, among other questions, the role of gesture in communication, communities, and the time-frame for language evolution.

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
                            Cognitive Science
                            Pragmatics

Written In: English (eng)

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