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|Title:||Review of Carstairs-McCarthy, Andrew 'The origins of complex language': Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1999, pp. vi + 260||Contributor(s):||Noble, William Glass (author)||Publication Date:||2002||DOI:||10.1080/724051020||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/10889||Abstract:||There are three features of contemporary languages that stand in need of explanation because, the author claims, they are not inevitable. These features are: large vocabulary, duality of patterning (the analysability of utterance into morphemes and phonemes), and the distinctness between the noun phrase and the sentence.||Publication Type:||Review||Source of Publication:||Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 80(2), p. 249-250||Publisher:||Routledge||Place of Publication:||Abingdon, United Kingdom||ISSN:||0004-8402
|Field of Research (FOR):||160103 Linguistic Anthropology||HERDC Category Description:||D3 Review of Single Work||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 39
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