How Language Began: The Story of Humanity's Greatest Invention by Daniel L. Everett

How Language Began: The Story of Humanity's Greatest Invention

Daniel L. Everett

nonfiction science challenging informative reflective slow-paced

352 pages | first published 2017

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Mankind has a distinct advantage over other terrestrial species: we talk to one another. But how did we acquire the most advanced form of communication on Earth? Daniel L. Everett, a “bombshell” linguist and “instant folk hero” (Tom Wolfe, Harper’...
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