The Development of Language: Acquisition, Change, and Evolution

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Wiley, Jan 5, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 300 pages
A language develops over time, it develops in a child, and the capacity for language has evolved in the human species.

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David Lightfoot is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Maryland, College Park where he is also Associate Director of the program in Neural and Cognitive Science. His books include The Language Lottery and How to Set Parameters.

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