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The seeds of speech : language origin and evolution

The seeds of speech : language origin and evolution (Loan 4 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Aitchison, Jean, 1938-
Title Statement
The seeds of speech : language origin and evolution / Jean Aitchison.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Cambridge [England] ;   New York, NY, USA :   Cambridge University Press,   1996.  
Physical Medium
xii, 281 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm.
Series Statement
Cambridge approaches to linguistics
ISBN
0521462460 0521467934 (pbk.)
General Note
Includes indexs.  
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-267) and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Language and languages --Origin. Language acquisition. Linguistic change.
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003 OCoLC
005 19970128134632.0
008 s1996 enk bi 001 eng
010 ▼a 95047738
020 ▼a 0521462460
020 ▼a 0521467934 (pbk.)
040 ▼a DLC ▼c DLC
049 1 ▼a ACCL ▼l 111077964
050 0 0 ▼a P116 ▼b .A38 1996
082 0 0 ▼a 401 ▼2 20
090 ▼a 401 ▼b A311s
100 1 ▼a Aitchison, Jean, ▼d 1938-
245 1 4 ▼a The seeds of speech : ▼b language origin and evolution / ▼c Jean Aitchison.
260 ▼a Cambridge [England] ; ▼a New York, NY, USA : ▼b Cambridge University Press, ▼c 1996.
300 ▼a xii, 281 p. : ▼b ill., map ; ▼c 21 cm.
440 0 ▼a Cambridge approaches to linguistics
500 ▼a Includes indexs.
504 ▼a Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-267) and index.
650 0 ▼a Language and languages ▼x Origin.
650 0 ▼a Language acquisition.
650 0 ▼a Linguistic change.

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Contents information

Author Introduction

진 에이치슨(지은이)

옥스퍼드 대학 우스터 칼리지 교수이자 옥스퍼드 대학 언어와 의사소통에 관한 루프트 머독 재단의 교수. 지은 책으로 <말하는 동물>, <언어 변화> 등이 있다.

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Table of Contents

Part I. Puzzles: 1. A natural curiosity: how did language begin? 2. A peculiar habit: what is language for? 3. The bother at Babel: why do languages differ so much? 4. Distinct duties: is language an independent skill?; Part II. Origin: 5. The family tree: the evolutionary background; 6. A devious mind: the basic requirements; 7. Broken air: inherited ingredients; 8. Small beginnings: first steps; Part III. Evolution: 9. The second word: the emergence of rules; 10. The tower of speech: expansion; 11. Time travelling: extra attachments; 12. Rebuilding on the high seas: keeping going; Part IV. Diffusion: 13. The widening circle: moving outwards; 14. The hidden core: the hunt for universals; 15. The real magician: ruling the rules; 16. Unweaving the rainbow: separating the strands; 17. The endless stair: past and future.


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