Sign Language And Language Acquisition In Man And Ape: New Dimensions In Comparative Pedolinguistics, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Sign Language And Language Acquisition In Man And Ape

New Dimensions In Comparative Pedolinguistics, 1st Edition

By Fred C. C. Peng, Roger S Fouts, Duane M Rumbaugh

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262 pages

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Description

This volume brings together recent research findings on sign language and primatology and offers a novel approach to comparative language acquisition. The contributors are anthropologists, psychologists, linguists, psycholinguists, and manual language experts. They present a lucid account of what sign language is in relation to oral language, and o

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Introduction -- Sign Language and Culture -- Code and Culture -- The American Sign Language Lexicon and Guidelines for the Standardization and Development of Technical Signs -- Language Acquisition in Apes and Children -- Sign Language in Chimpanzees -- Language Skills, Cognition, and the Chimpanzee -- Linguistic Capabilities of a Lowland Gorilla -- Linguistic Potentials of Nonhuman Primates -- Comments and Remarks

About the Authors

Fred C. C Peng

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC002000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General