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In his groundbreaking new book Daniel Everett seeks answers to questions that have perplexed thinkers from Plato to Chomsky: when and how did language begin? What is it? And what is it for? Daniel Everett confounds the conventional wisdom that language originated with Homo sapiens 150,000 years ago and that we have a 'language instinct'. Drawing on evidence from a wide range of fields, including linguistics, archaeology, biology, anthropology and neuroscience, he shows that our ancient ancestors, Homo erectus, had the ...

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How Language Began: The Story of Humanity's Greatest Invention 2019, Liveright Publishing Corporation

ISBN-13: 9781631496264

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How Language Began: The Story of Humanity's Greatest Invention 2018, Profile Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781781253939

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How Language Began: The Story of Humanity's Greatest Invention 2017, Liveright Publishing Corporation

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How Language Began: The Story of Humanity's Greatest Invention 2017, Profile Books Ltd, London

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