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Language, Bananas and Bonobos

Linguistic Problems, Puzzles and Polemics

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Language, Bananas and Bonobos by Neil Smith
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Language, Bananas, and Bonobos presents a series of engaging reflections on concerns such as our knowledge and use of language, political correctness, and the linguistic abilities of chimpanzees. In doing so, this volume provides new insights into linguistics that are of universal interest.

Author Biography

Neil Smith is Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Phonetics and Linguistics at University College London, and has been Head of the Linguistics Section of the Department since 1972. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including The Twitter Machine (Blackwell 1989) and The Mind of a Savant (with Ianthi Tsimpli, Blackwell, 1995). He is one of the editors of Lingua, and is on the board of the Cambridge Studies in Linguistics.
Release date NZ
November 29th, 2001
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Blackwell Publishers
Pages
160
Dimensions
142x218x9
ISBN-13
9780631228721
Product ID
3087100

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