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The First Word : The Search for the Origins of Language
by Christine Kenneally


Overview - An accessible exploration of a burgeoning new field: the incredible evolution of language

The first popular book to recount the exciting, very recent developments in tracing the origins of language, The First Word is at the forefront of a controversial, compelling new field.
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Overview
An accessible exploration of a burgeoning new field: the incredible evolution of language

The first popular book to recount the exciting, very recent developments in tracing the origins of language, The First Word is at the forefront of a controversial, compelling new field. Acclaimed science writer Christine Kenneally explains how a relatively small group of scientists that include Noam Chomsky and Steven Pinker assembled the astounding narrative of how the fundamental process of evolution produced a linguistic ape?in other words, us. Infused with the wonder of discovery, this vital and engrossing book offers us all a better understanding of the story of humankind.


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  • ISBN: 9781101202395
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Imprint: Penguin Books
  • Date: July 2007
  • Seller Statement: Sold by Penguin Group US
 
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