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Published: 17 May 2007

298 Pages | 7 line illus.

ISBN: 9780199214037

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The Talking Ape

How Language Evolved

Robbins Burling

Oxford Studies in the Evolution of Language

In this fascinating, thought-provoking book, Robbins Burling presents the most convincing account of the origins of language ever published, shedding new light on how speech affects the way we think, behave, and relate to each other, and offering us a deeper understanding of the nature of language itself.