The Resource The seeds of speech : language origin and evolution, Jean Aitchison

The seeds of speech : language origin and evolution, Jean Aitchison

Label
The seeds of speech : language origin and evolution
Title
The seeds of speech
Title remainder
language origin and evolution
Statement of responsibility
Jean Aitchison
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aitchison, Jean
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
P116
LC item number
.A38 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Language and languages
  • Language acquisition
  • Linguistic change
  • Historical linguistics
  • Langage et langues
  • Langage
  • Changement linguistique
  • Language acquisition
  • Language and languages
  • Linguistic change
  • Sprachentwicklung
  • Sprachtheorie
  • Sprachursprung
Label
The seeds of speech : language origin and evolution, Jean Aitchison
Link
https://archive.org/details/seedsofspeech00jean
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Canto"--Cover
  • Originally published: 1996
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-268) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. A natural curiosity: How did language begin? -- 2. A peculiar habit: What is language for? -- 3. The bother at Babel: Why do languages differ so much? -- 4. Distinct duties: Is language an independent skill? -- 5. The family tree: The evolutionary background -- 6. A devious mind: The basic requirements -- 7. Broken air: Inherited ingredients -- 8. Small beginnings: First steps -- 9. The second word: The emergence of rules -- 10. The tower of speech: Expansion -- 11. Time travelling: Extra attachments -- 12. Rebuilding on the high seas: Keeping going -- 13. The widening circle: Moving outwards -- 14. The hidden core: The hunt for universals -- 15. The real magician: Ruling the rules -- 16. Unweaving the rainbow: Separating the strands -- 17. The endless stair: Past and future
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Canto ed.
Extent
xii, 282 pages
Isbn
9780521785716
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43186974
  • (OCoLC)ocm43186974
Label
The seeds of speech : language origin and evolution, Jean Aitchison
Link
https://archive.org/details/seedsofspeech00jean
Publication
Note
  • "Canto"--Cover
  • Originally published: 1996
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-268) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. A natural curiosity: How did language begin? -- 2. A peculiar habit: What is language for? -- 3. The bother at Babel: Why do languages differ so much? -- 4. Distinct duties: Is language an independent skill? -- 5. The family tree: The evolutionary background -- 6. A devious mind: The basic requirements -- 7. Broken air: Inherited ingredients -- 8. Small beginnings: First steps -- 9. The second word: The emergence of rules -- 10. The tower of speech: Expansion -- 11. Time travelling: Extra attachments -- 12. Rebuilding on the high seas: Keeping going -- 13. The widening circle: Moving outwards -- 14. The hidden core: The hunt for universals -- 15. The real magician: Ruling the rules -- 16. Unweaving the rainbow: Separating the strands -- 17. The endless stair: Past and future
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Canto ed.
Extent
xii, 282 pages
Isbn
9780521785716
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43186974
  • (OCoLC)ocm43186974

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