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Published: 30 August 2007

406 Pages | frontispiece


ISBN: 9780199207855

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The Origins of Meaning

Language in the Light of Evolution

James R. Hurford

Oxford Studies in the Evolution of Language

  • The most important publication on language evolution to date
  • Reveals the close links between human and animal meaning and communication
  • Written in colloquial language
  • On a subject of wide interdisciplinary interest