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Insteade of acknowledging the origin or languages in general including the phenomena of different language origins in the Mnts of New 'Guinea.. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mrs. Nancy E. Main
saw hard cover in library. Glad to find paperback for much less cost. A good book for reference.Published 5 months ago by Betty Shuford
Although I have not finished WORD yet, I am finding it as interesting to read as Kenneally's INVISIBLE HISTORY OF THE HUMAN RACE. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Jody M Clark
It is a very deep and encompasing study of exactly what a human language is, which are its animal roots, and how far and by which anatomical and neural advances it has become a... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jose Vargas
Fascinating investigation into the origins of our primary means of communication. Of particular interest are the insights into gesturing and symbolism in regard to language, and... Read morePublished 14 months ago by David Gordon
Genetically we, human animals, are only slightly different (2-3%) that the great apes, but what a huge advantage this little difference makes. Read morePublished 15 months ago by JEB
Another recent work on the rapidly evolving field of language evolution. I did not find it as satisfying a some others, in part because it seems to focus more on the development of... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Anne Mills
Christine Kenneally's The First Word: The search for the origins of language, is an excellent introduction to recent work on the evolution of language and on animal cognition. Read morePublished on July 21, 2013 by Ed Battistella