Origin and Evolution of Languages - Approaches, Models, Paradigms - Bernard Laks

Origin and Evolution of Languages - Approaches, Models, Paradigms - Bernard Laks

Genetic evolution and the evolution of languages

Origin and Evolution of Languages - Approaches, Models, Paradigms - Bernard Laks

Luigi Lucas Cavalli-Sforza
Stanford University

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The study of human evolution has made recent advances, and we now have a reasonable model of how modern humans spread around the globe populating it with Homo sapiens sapiens. I will summarize in the following the views that are today accepted by an increasing number of scholars and go under the name of standard model of the evolution of modern humans.

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Cavalli-Sforza, Luigi. Genetic evolution and the evolution of languages. Origin and Evolution of Languages - Approaches, Models, Paradigms. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 29 - 39 May 2008. ISBN 9781845535537. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=19024. Date accessed: 03 Dec 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.19024. May 2008

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