Mardigian Library
Ask a QuestionMy Library Account
Search Library Catalog - Books, DVDs & More
Limit to available
More Searches
   
Limit results to available items
Find more results:
Search MelCat
More Information
  
Hurford, James R
The origins of grammar / James R. Hurford
Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  P116 .H87 2012    AVAILABLE
Gift from Daniel Moerman and Claudine Farrand, 2012
Subject(s) Language and languages -- Origin
Grammar, Comparative and general -- History
Historical linguistics
Physical Description xiii, 791 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
NOTE Gift from Daniel Moerman and Claudine Farrand, 2012
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [677]-766) and index
Contents Part I. Pre-grammar -- ch. 1. Animal syntax? implications for language as behaviour -- ch. 2. First shared lexicon -- Part II. What evolved -- ch. 3. Syntax in the light of evolution -- ch. 4. What evolved : language learning capacity -- ch. 5. What evolved : languages -- Part III. What happened -- ch. 6. The pre-existing platform -- ch. 7. Gene-language coevolution -- ch. 8. One word, two words, . . . -- ch. 9. Grammaticalization
Series Language in the light of evolution ; 2
Studies in the evolution of language
Alternate Author Library donation, 2012

Mardigian Library, 4901 Evergreen Rd.
Dearborn, MI 48128-1491 313-593-5400 fax 313-593-5561
ask-a-question@umd.umich.edu
The Regents of the University of Michigan | Non-Discrimination Policy
Copyright © The University of Michigan - Dearborn • 4901 Evergreen Road • Dearborn, Michigan 48128 • 313-593-5000
The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor | The University of Michigan - Flint | SITEMAP | DIRECTORY | CONTACT