Primate Calls, Human Language, and Nonverbal Communication [and Comments and Reply]

@article{Burling1993PrimateCH,
  title={Primate Calls, Human Language, and Nonverbal Communication [and Comments and Reply]},
  author={Robbins Burling and David F. Armstrong and BenG. Blount and Catherine A. Callaghan and Mary Lecron Foster and Barbara J. King and Sue Taylor Parker and Osamu Sakura and William C. Stokoe and Ron Wallace and J. Wallman and Andrew Whiten and Sherman Wilcox and Thomas Wynn},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  year={1993},
  volume={34},
  pages={25 - 53}
}
Etude des deux formes de communication utilisee par les humains : le langage et la communication non verbale ; cette derniere forme etant utilisee par les primates pour communiquer. Commentaires, reponse de l'auteur. 

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