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Published: 04 October 2007

438 Pages

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780199227761


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The Genesis of Grammar

A Reconstruction

Bernd Heine and Tania Kuteva

Oxford Studies in the Evolution of Language

  • Addresses key questions in the origins and evolution of language Was there single ancestral language or several? What was the structure of the earliest language? How did the properties of modern languages arise?
  • Presents the first reconstruction of all major grammatical categories
  • Written in a clear, jargon-free style
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