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An Encyclopedia of Sign Communication

  • Georges Mounin
Part of the Topics in Contemporary Semiotics book series (TICSE, volume 158)

Abstract

The word “encyclopedia” is no exaggeration for the two fruitful volumes which Jean Umiker-Sebeok and Thomas A. Sebeok have just produced under the title Aboriginal Sign Languages of the Americas and Australia (1978).

Keywords

Sign Language Sign Communication Mathematical Symbol Lexical Unit Gestural Communication 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Georges Mounin
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ProvenceAix-MarseillesFrance

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