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Gesture and the Nature of Language
Gesture and the Nature of Language
Author: David F. Armstrong, William C. Stokoe, Sherman E. Wilcox
This book proposes a radical alternative to dominant views of the evolution of language, in particular the origins of syntax. The authors draw on evidence from areas such as primatology, anthropology, and linguistics to present a groundbreaking account of the notion that language emerged through visible bodily action. Written in a clear and acce...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780521462136
ISBN-10: 0521462134
Publication Date: 3/31/1995
Pages: 270
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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