- Title Pages
- Preface and acknowledgements
- List of figures
- List of tables
- List of abbreviations
- Notes on the contributors
- 1 Introduction: evidence and inference in the study of language evolution
- 2 What is special about the human language faculty and how did it get that way?
- 3 Language has evolved to depend on multiple-cue integration
- 4 Homesign as a way-station between co-speech gesture and sign language: the evolution of segmentation and sequencing
- 5 Kin selection, pedagogy, and linguistic complexity: whence protolanguage?
- 6 Neanderthal linguistic abilities: an alternative view
- 7 The archaeology of number concept and its implications for the evolution of language
- 8 The evolution of semantics: sharing conceptual domains
- 9 Speech-gesture links in the ontogeny and phylogeny of gestural communication
- 10 Exploring the gaps between primate calls and human language
- 11 Talking about apes, birds, bees, and other living creatures: language evolution in light of comparative animal behaviour
- 12 FoxP2 and deep homology in the evolution of birdsong and human language*
- 13 Genetics, evolution, and the innateness of language
- The Evolutionary Emergence of Language
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