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The Power of Babel

A Natural History of Language

by John H. McWhorter

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A Natural History of Language
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Chronicles the origins and evolution of language from the appearance of the first language about 150,000 years ago in East Africa to the approximately six thousand language varieties of today. Reprint.


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