Routes to Language

References

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Author(s)

Date

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Derek Bickerton

2009

Adam's Tongue: how humans made language, how language made humans. Hill & Wang: New York, USA.


Christopher Boehm

1999

Hierarchy in the Forest: the evolution of egalitarian behaviour. Harvard University Press: Cambridge, Mass, USA.


Christophe Boesch & Hedwige Boesch

1990

Tool Use and Tool Making in Wild Chimpanzees. In Folia Primatologica, 54, 86-99.


Robert Boyd, Peter J. Richerson & Joseph Henrich

2011

The cultural niche: Why social learning is essential for human adaptation. In PNAS, 108:supp.2, 10918-10925.


Dennis M. Bramble & David R. Carrier

1983

Running and Breathing in Mammals. In Science, 219:4582, 251-256.


Richard W. Byrne

1995

The Thinking Ape: evolutionary origins of intelligence. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK.


Dorothy L. Cheney & Robert M. Seyfarth

2007

Baboon Metaphysics: the evolution of a social mind. University of Chicago Press: Chicago, IL, USA.


Jean Louis Dessalles

2007

Why We Talk: the evolutionary origins of language. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK.


Jean Louis Dessalles

2014

Why Talk? In Daniel Dor, Chris Knight & Jerome Lewis (eds.), The Social Origins of Language. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK.


Guy Deutscher

2005

The Unfolding of Language: the evolution of mankind's greatest invention. Arrow Books: London, UK.


Robin I. M. Dunbar

1996

Grooming, Gossip and the Evolution of Language. Faber & Faber Ltd: London, UK.


Robin I. M. Dunbar

2004

The Human Story: a new history of mankind's evolution. Faber & Faber Ltd: London, UK.


David Erdal & Andrew Whiten

1994

On Human Egalitarianism: An Evolutionary Product of Machiavellian Status Escalation? In Current Anthropology, 35:2, 175-183.


Bernd Heine & Tania Kuteva

2007

The Genesis of Grammar: a reconstruction. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK.


Marc D. Hauser, Noam Chomsky & W. Tecumseh Fitch

2002

The Faculty of Language: What Is It, Who Has It, and How Did It Evolve? In Science, 298, 1569-1579.


James R. Hurford

2007

The Origins of Meaning: language in the light of evolution. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK.


Chris Knight & Jerome Lewis

2014

Vocal Deception, Laughter, and the Linguistic Significance of Reverse Dominance. In Daniel Dor, Chris Knight & Jerome Lewis (eds.), The Social Origins of Language. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK.


Marek Kohn

1999

As We Know It: coming to terms with an evolved mind. Granta Publications: London, UK.


Margaret S. Livingstone, Warren W. Pettine, Krishna Srihasam, Brandon Moore, Istvan A. Morocz & Daeyeol Lee


2014

Symbol addition by monkeys provides evidence for normalized quantity coding. In PNAS, 111:18, 6822-6827.


Peter F MacNeilage

2008

The Origin of Speech. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK.


Steven Mithen

2005

The Singing Neanderthals: the origins of music, language, mind and body. Weidenfeld & Nicolson: London, UK.


Salikoko Mufwene

2013

Language as Technology: Some questions that evolutionary linguistics should address. In T. Lohndal (ed.), In Search of Universal Grammar: From Norse to Zoque. John Benjamins: Amsterdam: Netherlands.

Mark Pagel

2012

Wired for Culture: the natural history of human cooperation. Allen Lane: London, UK.


Thom Scott-Phillips

2015

Speaking Our Minds: Why human communication is different, and how language evolved to make it special. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, UK.


Michael Tomasello

2008

Origins of Human Communication. MIT Press: Cambridge, Mass, USA.