The Resource Let there be words : origin of human language, Journeyman Pictures (Firm), (evideo)

Let there be words : origin of human language, Journeyman Pictures (Firm), (evideo)

Label
Let there be words : origin of human language
Title
Let there be words
Title remainder
origin of human language
Statement of responsibility
Journeyman Pictures (Firm)
Title variation
Origin of human language
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
What precisely is language, and how did humans acquire it? In an effort to answer those essential questions, this program journeys back to prehistoric times in search of language's origin. But this is not a passive discussion, as Noam Chomsky; Brown University's Philip Lieberman; Johanna Nichols, of U.C. Berkeley; Stanford University's Merritt Ruhlen; professor of anthropology Richard Klein; Nobel physicist Murray Gell-Mann; and others passionately defend their points of view. Additional topics include distinguishing features of human communication and what humankind's first utterances may have been. The early evolution and migration of humans is also considered
Member of
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Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Speaking in tongues (Television program)
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
  • Journeyman Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
48
Series statement
Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language
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  • Art and society
  • Art
  • Biodiversity
  • Brain
  • Communication
  • Culture
  • Education
  • Education
  • Folklore
  • Language and culture
  • Language and languages
  • Linguistics
Technique
live action
Label
Let there be words : origin of human language, Journeyman Pictures (Firm), (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=37538
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 22, 2007
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
What Is Language? (3:09) -- Value of Language to the Modern Human Race (4:00) -- Early Evolution of Language (3:35) -- The Spread of Language (1:44) -- Development of Modern Humans (2:54) -- Brain and Speech (2:58) -- Sounds of Human Speech (1:37) -- Scientific Research About the Origins of Language (4:21) -- Speculations About Speech and Language Development (3:30) -- Monogenesis Hypothesis of Language (2:41) -- Proto-World Language: The Original Human Language? (4:07) -- Is There a Nostratic Linguistic Macrofamily? (2:59) -- Mankind's First Spoken Words (3:33) -- What Was the First Language? (3:13)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (48 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 37537s
  • 37538
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100037538
  • 100037538
  • (OCoLC)700411529
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Let there be words : origin of human language, Journeyman Pictures (Firm), (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=37538
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 22, 2007
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
What Is Language? (3:09) -- Value of Language to the Modern Human Race (4:00) -- Early Evolution of Language (3:35) -- The Spread of Language (1:44) -- Development of Modern Humans (2:54) -- Brain and Speech (2:58) -- Sounds of Human Speech (1:37) -- Scientific Research About the Origins of Language (4:21) -- Speculations About Speech and Language Development (3:30) -- Monogenesis Hypothesis of Language (2:41) -- Proto-World Language: The Original Human Language? (4:07) -- Is There a Nostratic Linguistic Macrofamily? (2:59) -- Mankind's First Spoken Words (3:33) -- What Was the First Language? (3:13)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (48 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 37537s
  • 37538
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100037538
  • 100037538
  • (OCoLC)700411529
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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