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Language origins

a bibliography

by Gordon Winant Hewes

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages -- Origin -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Gordon Winant Hewes.
    SeriesApproaches to semiotics ;, 44
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ7004.O75 H46 1975, P116 H46 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5257438M
    ISBN 109027934010
    LC Control Number75330870

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    There are many theories about the origins of language. Many of these have traditional amusing names (invented by Max Müller and George Romanes a century ago), and I will create a couple more where needed. 1. The mama theory. Language . New Listing Printing in the Americas - John Clyde Oswald Two Volume Set History HC. Subject: History. New Listing Mit Hitler im Westen or With Hitler in the West by Heinrich Hoffmann 1st ed. Ending Mar 3 at PM PST. Topic: WWII () Subject: History .


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