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Published: 19 April 2007

168 Pages | 6 halftones, 14 line illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195163483

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The Gestural Origin of Language

David F. Armstrong and Sherman E. Wilcox

Perspectives on Deafness

Wilcox and Armstrong presesnt a unique view of the origins of language, describing what linguistic science would look like if sign language rather than speech was used as the basis for the study of language systems. This volume will appeal to students and researchers in psychology, linguistics, and philosophy.

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