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Title: The Oxford Handbook of Language Evolution
Edited By: Maggie Tallerman
Kathleen R. Gibson
URL: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199541119.do
Description:

Leading scholars present critical accounts of every aspect of the field, including
work in animal behaviour; anatomy, genetics and neurology; the prehistory of
language; the development of our uniquely linguistic species; and language
creation, transmission, and change. The essential guide to one of the most
productive fields in natural and cognitive science.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Anthropological Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780199541119
Pages: 800
Prices: U.K. £ 95.00