The Oxford Handbook of Language Evolution

@inproceedings{Tallerman2013TheOH,
  title={The Oxford Handbook of Language Evolution},
  author={Maggie Tallerman and Kathleen Rita Gibson},
  year={2013}
}
PART 1: INSIGHTS FROM COMPARATIVE ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR PART 2: THE BIOLOGY OF LANGUAGE EVOLUTION: ANATOMY, GENETICS, AND NEUROLOGY PART 3: THE PRE-HISTORY OF LANGUAGE: WHEN AND WHY DID LANGUAGE EVOLVE? PART 4: LAUNCHING LANGUAGE: THE DEVELOPMENT OF A LINGUISTIC SPECIES PART 5: LANGUAGE CHANGE, CREATION, AND TRANSMISSION 
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Rudolf Botha & Martin Everaert (eds.), The Evolutionary Emergence of Language: Evidence and Inference (Studies in the Evolution of Language 17 ). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. xviii +334.
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