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Published: 08 March 2007

304 Pages | line drawings


ISBN: 9780199214037

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The Talking Ape

How Language Evolved

Robbins Burling

Oxford Studies in the Evolution of Language

  • The most convincing account of the origins of language ever published
  • Practically jargon-free
  • By far the best-written book on the subject
  • Sheds new light on evolutionary psychology and human evolution
  • Prepackaged in new design

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