The Resource The evolution of language, W. Tecumseh Fitch

The evolution of language, W. Tecumseh Fitch

Label
The evolution of language
Title
The evolution of language
Statement of responsibility
W. Tecumseh Fitch
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fitch, W. Tecumseh
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P116
LC item number
.F58 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Language and languages
  • Historical linguistics
Label
The evolution of language, W. Tecumseh Fitch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [521]-604) and index
Contents
The lay of the land. Language from a biological perspective ; Evolution : consensus and controversy ; Language ; Animal cognition and communication -- Meet the ancestors. Meet the ancestors ; The LCA : our last common ancestor with chimpanzees ; Hominid paleontology and archaeology -- The evolution of speech. The evolution of the human vocal tract ; The evolution of vocal control : the neural basis for spoken language ; Models of the evolution of speech and phonology -- Evaluating phylogenetic models of language evolution. Historical overview : Western theories of language origin before Darwin ; Lexical protolanguage ; Signs before speech : gestural protolanguage theories ; Musical protolanguage
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 610 p.
Isbn
9780521677363
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
20105023 06
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)428024376
  • (OCoLC)428024376
Label
The evolution of language, W. Tecumseh Fitch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [521]-604) and index
Contents
The lay of the land. Language from a biological perspective ; Evolution : consensus and controversy ; Language ; Animal cognition and communication -- Meet the ancestors. Meet the ancestors ; The LCA : our last common ancestor with chimpanzees ; Hominid paleontology and archaeology -- The evolution of speech. The evolution of the human vocal tract ; The evolution of vocal control : the neural basis for spoken language ; Models of the evolution of speech and phonology -- Evaluating phylogenetic models of language evolution. Historical overview : Western theories of language origin before Darwin ; Lexical protolanguage ; Signs before speech : gestural protolanguage theories ; Musical protolanguage
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 610 p.
Isbn
9780521677363
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
20105023 06
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)428024376
  • (OCoLC)428024376

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