Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 January 2007

400 Pages | numerous line drawings, 2 tables


ISBN: 9780199276233

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Why We Talk

The Evolutionary Origins of Language

Jean-Louis Dessalles
Translated by James Grieve

Oxford Studies in the Evolution of Language

  • Clear, multidisciplinary investigation of the origins of language
  • Presents original claims
  • Addresses hot issues of the existence and interface between linguistic modules
  • Wide audience