Includes bibliographical references (p. -334) and index.
|Statement||edited by Rudolf Botha, Chris Knight.|
|Series||Studies in the evolution of language -- 11, Oxford linguistics, Oxford linguistics, Studies in the evolution of language -- 11.|
|Contributions||Botha, Rudolf P., Knight, Chris, 1942-|
|LC Classifications||P140 .P74 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 348 p. :|
|Number of Pages||348|
|ISBN 10||0199545871, 019954588X|
|ISBN 10||9780199545872, 9780199545889|
|LC Control Number||2009455637|
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