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Constructing a Language

A Usage-Based Theory of Language Acquisition

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$34.50 • £27.95 • €31.00

ISBN 9780674017641

Publication Date: 03/31/2005

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408 pages

19 line illustrations, 16 tables

World

Michael Tomasello is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. From 1998 to 2018 he was Co-Director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, and in 2017 he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His scientific work has been recognized by institutions around the world, including the Guggenheim Foundation, the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Netherlands, and the German National Academy of Sciences.

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