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Books: Evolutionary Syntax: Progovac

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Date: 04-Jun-2015
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Subject: Evolutionary Syntax: Progovac
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Title: Evolutionary Syntax
Series Title: Oxford Studies in the Evolution of Language
Published: 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author: Ljiljana Progovac
Hardback: ISBN: 9780198736547 Pages: 280 Price: U.K. £ 65
Paperback: ISBN: 9780198736554 Pages: 280 Price: U.K. £ 24.99

Ljiljana Progovac proposes a gradualist, adaptationist approach to the evolution of syntax, subject to natural selection. It provides a specific framework for studying the evolution of syntax, combining the fields of evolutionary biology, theoretical syntax, typology, neuroscience, and genetics.

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
                            Linguistic Theories

Written In: English (eng)

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