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Language and Species

By: D Bickerton

304 pages, Figs

University of Chicago Press

Paperback | Dec 1992 | #30229 | ISBN: 0226046117
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Hardback | Dec 1990 | #30228 | ISBN: 0226046109
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Presents a detailed and well-documented scenario to date of the origins of language. The author demonstrates how a primitive "protolanguage" could have offered Homo erectus a novel ecological niche, and how this protolanguage developed into the languages we speak today.

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