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The Origin of Language: Tracing the Evolution of the Mother Tongue

Merritt Ruhlen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1994 - 256 pages
The Origin of Language A critically acclaimed journey back through time in search of the Mother Tongue and the roots of the human family "Invites the reader to learn and apply ...
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Nch'i-wána, "the Big River": Mid-Columbia Indians and Their Land

Eugene S. Hunn, James Selam - History - 1991 - 378 pages
The mighty Columbia River cuts a deep gash through the Miocene basalts of the Columbia Plateau, coursing as well through the lives of the Indians who live along its banks ...
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Causatives and Causation: A Universal-typological Perspective

Jae Jung Song - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 295 pages
Causatives and Causation is the first comprehensive study of causative constructions found in the world's languages. This important new research, based on a data base of more ...
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Bio-linguistics: The Santa Barbara Lectures

Talmy Givón - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 383 pages
This book examines the parallels between language evolution and language diachrony. Sociality, co-operation and communication are shown to be rooted in a common evolutionary ...
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Vico, Metaphor, and the Origin of Language

Marcel Danesi - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1993 - 190 pages
The origin of language is one of the deep mysteries of human existence. Drawing upon the work of the eighteenth-century Italian philosopher Giambattista Vico, Marcel Danesi ...
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Waorani: The Contexts of Violence and War

Clayton Allen Robarchek, Carole Robarchek - Social Science - 1998 - 202 pages
Serving as both a narrative account and a general explanatory framework for understanding violence, this case study on the psychological and cultural dynamics of violence ...
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