FRANCIS, WN: The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts

The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts, book cover Francis, W. Nelson. The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts. Norton, 1963. Unmarked text. Mailing label on back, 48p. Bibliography. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26169) $12.00

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Billed as an innovative survey of the language for freshman English students.

The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts, inside pages

LALAND, KN: Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind

Laland, Kevin N. Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind. Princeton University Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780691151182. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26065) $30.00

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Presents a new theory of human cognitive evolution, examining characteristic of the human species such as intelligence, language, teaching, and cooperation. 450p. Notes. Bibliography. Index. B/W illustrations.

LARUSSO, DA: Mind the Shadows: An Essay on Nonverbal Communication

Mind the Shadows: An Essay on Nonverbal Communication, book coverLaRusso, Dominic A. Mind the Shadows: An Essay on Nonverbal Communication. 1971. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name inside cover. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25957) $12.00

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Dominic A. LaRusso (1924-2000) was a pioneer in research and writing on nonverbal communication.

JOURNAL OF AMERICAN FOLKLORE: Vol 105, No 417, Winter 1992

JOURNAL OF AMERICAN FOLKLORE: Vol 105, No 417, Winter 1992, book coverFeintuch, Burt (editor). Journal of American Folklore (Vol 105, No 417, Summer 1992). American Folklore Society, 1992. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25819) $12.00

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Articles include “Word-Power, Performance, and Tradition” by John Miles Foley, “I was afraid someone like you . . . an outsider . . . would misunderstand” by Elaine J. Lawless, “Representations of the Female Rural Laborer in English Bawdy Songs” by Cathy Lynn Preston, and more.

The Journal of American Folklore, the quarterly journal of the American Folklore Society since the Society’s founding in 1888, publishes scholarly articles, essays, notes, and commentaries directed to a wide audience, as well as separate sections devoted to reviews of books.

ROSE, J: Current Topics in Cybernetics and Systems: Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress of Cybernetics and Systems

Rose, J. (editor). Current Topics in Cybernetics and Systems: Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress of Cybernetics and Systems. Amsterdam: Springer-Verlag, 1978. ISBN: 3540089772. Ex-library. No Dust Jacket. Some notes in book. Proceedings of the 21 – 25 August, 1978 conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Acceptable. Hardcover. (#25814) $30.00

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Keynote paper by B.D. Josephson, “A Theoretical Analysis of Higher States of Consciousness and Meditation.” Topics include Computer Privacy, Robots, Artificial Intelligence, Neuro and Bio-Cybernetics and more. Index.

NIJHOLT, A: Computers and Languages: Theory and Practice (Studies in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence)

 Computers and Languages: Theory and Practice (Studies in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence), book coverNijholt, Anton. Computers and Languages: Theory and Practice (Studies in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence). Elsevier Science Ltd, 1988. ISBN: 0444704639. Ex-library. 482p. Index. Good. Hardcover. (#25807) $65.00

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Topics include the birth of computers, the birth of programming languages, artificial intelligence, university research and the military, understanding natural language and more.

JCS: Consciousness Research Abstracts: The Brain and Self Workshop: Conference Research Abstracts

Consciousness Research Abstracts: The Brain and Self Workshop: Conference Research Abstracts. Journal of Consciousness Studies, 1997. Some notations in ink about speaker and time changes. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25666) $15.00

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Abstracts for the August 21-24, 1997 conference, Elsinore, Denmark. Topics include philosophy, neuroscience, cognitive science, physics, biology, consciousness, humanities viewpoints, and more. 66p.