Linguistics and Evolutionary Theory: Three Essays. New edition (Amsterdam Classics in Linguistics, 1800-1925 6)

Linguistics and Evolutionary Theory: Three Essays. New edition (Amsterdam Classics in Linguistics, 1800-1925 6)

By: Wilhelm Bleek (author), August Schleicher (author), E. F. K. Koerner (editor), J. Peter Maher (contributor)Hardback

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Contains: The Darwinian Theory and the Science of language (1863) by August Schleicher, translated from the German by Alexander V. W. Bikkers. On the Significance of Language for the Natural History of Man (1865) by August Schleicher, translated from the German by J. Peter Maher. On the Origin of Language (1867) by Wilhelm H. I. Bleek, edited with a preface by Ernst Haeckel, translated from the German by Thomas Davidson.

Contents

1. Acknowledgements; 2. Editor's Foreword; 3. Introduction (by Maher, J. Peter); 4. Linguistics and Evolution Theory: A select bibliography; 5. References (by Koerner, E.F.K.); 6. Linguistics and Evolutionary Theory: Three Essays; 7. 1. The Darwinian Theory and the Science of Language (1863) by August Schleicher (by Bikkers, Alexander V.W.); 8. 2. On the Significance of Language for the Natural History of Man (1865) by August Schleicher (by Maher, J. Peter); 9. 3. On the Origin of Language (1867) by Wilhelm Heinrich Immanuel Bleek, edited with a preface by Ernst Haeckel (by Davidson, Thomas); 10. Appendix: Dr. Bleek and the Simious Theory of Language by William Dwight Whitney (1872)

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  • ISBN13: 9789027208774
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 210
  • ID: 9789027208774
  • weight: 410
  • ISBN10: 9027208778

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