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The Gestural Origin of Language

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In The Gestural Origin of Language, Sherman Wilcox and David Armstrong use evidence from and about sign languages to explore the origins of language as we know it today. According to their model, it is sign, not spoken languages, that is the original mode of human communication. The authors demonstrate that modern language is derived from practical actions and gestures tha ...more
Hardcover, 151 pages
Published April 19th 2007 by Oxford University Press, USA
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