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The Biology and Evolution of Language

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674074132

Publication Date: 01/01/1987

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392 pages

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This book will surely become mandatory reading for those engaged in studying language, whether from biological, linguistic, psycholinguistic, developmental or evolutionary directions…[for] Lieberman succeeds in integrating all these levels and clarifying their mutual relevance.Bulletin of the British Psychological Society

This is a fascinating and provocative book… The facts are presented clearly, thereby making this text accessible to a wide and diverse audience.Medical Anthropology Quarterly

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