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Armstrong, David F., William G. Stokoe and Sherman E. Wilcox. 1995. Gesture and the nature of language. Cambridge University Press. x + 260 pp.
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Book – monograph
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In this book, taking sign languages as a starting point for an understanding of language, language is seen as arising out of physical actions that the organism takes in order to make itself understood, and as shaped and organized through the give and take of social interaction.

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