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The Gestural Origin of Language (Perspectives on Deafness)
The Gestural Origin of Language - Perspectives on Deafness
Author: David F. Armstrong, Sherman E. Wilcox
In The Gestural Origin of Language, Sherman Wilcox and David Armstrong use evidence from and about sign languages to explore the origins of language as we know it today. According to their model, it is sign, not spoken languages, that is the original mode of human communication. — The authors demonstrate that modern language is derived f...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780195163483
ISBN-10: 0195163486
Publication Date: 4/19/2007
Pages: 168
Edition: 1
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Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Book Type: Hardcover
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