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The Resource The singing neanderthals : the origins of music, language, mind, and body, Steven Mithen

The singing neanderthals : the origins of music, language, mind, and body, Steven Mithen

Label
The singing neanderthals : the origins of music, language, mind, and body
Title
The singing neanderthals
Title remainder
the origins of music, language, mind, and body
Statement of responsibility
Steven Mithen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mithen, Steven J
Dewey number
780.9/01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3800
LC item number
.M73 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2006 D-815
  • ML 3800
NLM item number
M684s 2005a
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music
  • Music
  • Human evolution
  • Musique
  • Musique
  • Homme
Label
The singing neanderthals : the origins of music, language, mind, and body, Steven Mithen
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip062/2005030187.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in 2005 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd, London"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-360) and index
Contents
The need for an evolutionary history of music -- The present. More than cheesecake? : the similarities and differences between music and language ; Music without language : the brain, aphasia, and musical savants ; Language without music : acquired and congenital amusia ; The modularity of music and language : music processing within the brain ; Talking and singing to baby : brain maturation, language learning, and perfect pitch ; Music hath charms and can heal : music, emotion, medicine, and intelligence -- The past. Grunts, barks and gestures : communication by monkeys and apes ; Songs on the savannah : the origin of 'hmmmm' communication ; Getting into rhythm : the evolution of bipedalism and dance ; Imitating nature : communication about the natural world ; Singing for sex : is music a product of sexual selection? ; The demands of parenthood : human life history and emotional development ; Making music together : the significance of cooperation and social bonding ; Neanderthals in love : 'hmmmmm' communication by homo neanderthalensis ; The origin of language : the origin of homo sapiens and the segmentation of 'hmmmmm' ; A mystery explained, but not diminished : modern human dispersal, communicating with the Gods, and the remnants of 'hmmmmm'
Control code
ocm62090869
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
ix, 374 p.
Isbn
9780674021921
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005030187
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o62090869
  • (Sirsi) o62090869
  • (OCoLC)62090869
Label
The singing neanderthals : the origins of music, language, mind, and body, Steven Mithen
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip062/2005030187.html
Publication
Note
"First published in 2005 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd, London"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-360) and index
Contents
The need for an evolutionary history of music -- The present. More than cheesecake? : the similarities and differences between music and language ; Music without language : the brain, aphasia, and musical savants ; Language without music : acquired and congenital amusia ; The modularity of music and language : music processing within the brain ; Talking and singing to baby : brain maturation, language learning, and perfect pitch ; Music hath charms and can heal : music, emotion, medicine, and intelligence -- The past. Grunts, barks and gestures : communication by monkeys and apes ; Songs on the savannah : the origin of 'hmmmm' communication ; Getting into rhythm : the evolution of bipedalism and dance ; Imitating nature : communication about the natural world ; Singing for sex : is music a product of sexual selection? ; The demands of parenthood : human life history and emotional development ; Making music together : the significance of cooperation and social bonding ; Neanderthals in love : 'hmmmmm' communication by homo neanderthalensis ; The origin of language : the origin of homo sapiens and the segmentation of 'hmmmmm' ; A mystery explained, but not diminished : modern human dispersal, communicating with the Gods, and the remnants of 'hmmmmm'
Control code
ocm62090869
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
ix, 374 p.
Isbn
9780674021921
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005030187
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o62090869
  • (Sirsi) o62090869
  • (OCoLC)62090869

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