Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Language and Species - 90 edition

Language and Species (ISBN10: 0226046117; ISBN13: 9780226046112)
ISBN13: 978-0226046112
ISBN10: 0226046117

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0226046105
ISBN10: 0226046109

Summary: Language and Species presents the most detailed and well-documented scenario to date of the origins of language. Drawing on "living linguistic fossils" such as "ape talk," the "two-word" stage of small children, and pidgin languages, and on recent discoveries in paleoanthropology, Bickerton shows how a primitive "protolanguage" could have offered Homo erectus a novel ecological niche. He goes on to demonstrate how
this protolanguage could have developed into the languages we speak today.
...show more
Summary: Language and Species presents the most detailed and well-documented scenario to date of the origins of language. Drawing on "living linguistic fossils" such as "ape talk," the "two-word" stage of small children, and pidgin languages, and on recent discoveries in paleoanthropology, Bickerton shows how a primitive "protolanguage" could have offered Homo erectus a novel ecological niche. He goes on to demonstrate how this protolanguage could have developed into the languages we speak today. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 90
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Published: 04/28/1992
International: No

View Review



List Price: $30.00
Used $7.50
Used
Save $22.50 (75%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 6 hours and 38 minutes and it ships by Noon CT today!
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $24.49
Due back 12/18/2015
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

25 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Language and Species
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (25)  |  New (9)  |  Like New (1)  |  Very Good (4)  |  Good (8)  |  Acceptable (3)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$7.50
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$31.20
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$25.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
viveka books
Arlington, MA
Seller Rating: 4.2
Chicago, IL 1992 Trade paperback Revised ed. New. Tight binding with clean textg. New. Cover has slight wear along edges. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 297 p. Audience: General/trade. "Langua ...show morege and Species" presents the most detailed and well-documented scenario to date of the origins of language. Drawing on "living linguistic fossils" such as "ape talk", the "two-word" stage of small children, and pidgin languages, and on recent discoveries in paleoanthropology, Bickerton shows how a primitive "protolanguage" could have offered "Homo erectus" a novel ecological niche. He goes on to demonstrate how this protolanguage could have developed into the languages we speak today. "You are drawn into [Bickerton's] appreciation of the dominant role language plays not only in what we say, but in what we think and, therefore, what we are". --Robert Wright, "New York Times Book Review" "The evolution of language is a fascinating topic, and Bickerton's "Language and Species" is the best introduction we have". --Jo ...show less
$26.76
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
indoo
Avenel, NJ
Seller Rating: 3.5
BRAND NEW
$28.28
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
PaperbackshopUS
Secaucus, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.4
New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.
$36.05
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
TextbookBarn
Agoura Hills, CA
Seller Rating: 1
0226046117 Premium Publisher Direct Books are Like New or Brand New books direct from the publisher sometimes at a discount. Multiple copies are usually available. These books are not available for ...show moreexpedited shipping and may take up to 14 business days to receive. ...show less
Page:   < Previous   |     1     2     3  
Close
Close
Close