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Author Armstrong, David F.

Title Original signs : gesture, sign, and the sources of language / David F. Armstrong.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Gallaudet University Press, 1999.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  401 Ar57o    ---  Available
Description ix, 190 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-181) and index.
Contents Introduction : the forest of symbols -- Where did language come from? -- The rage to order -- Speech and sign -- Words and sentences -- Simultaneity and sequentiality -- The morning star and the evening star -- Forked tongues.
Subject Language and languages -- Origin.
Sign language.
ISBN 1563680750 (alk. paper)

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