Table of contents for Origins of language : a slim guide / James R. Hurford.

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1. The prehistory of a very special ape
2. Nature, nurture, and language
3. How trusted talk started
4. Concepts before language
5. We began to speak, and hear differently
6. Coining words
7. Building powerful grammar engines
8. Pronunciation gets complex

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Language and languages -- Origin.
Historical linguistics.