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Culture and the evolution of man

Author: Ashley Montagu
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1962.
Series: Galaxy book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays and artilces by outstanding scientists discuss the role played by cultural factors in the physical evolution of man.
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Genre/Form: Collected Works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Montagu, Ashley, 1905-1999.
Culture and the evolution of man.
New York, Oxford University Press, 1962
(OCoLC)577205268
Online version:
Montagu, Ashley, 1905-1999.
Culture and the evolution of man.
New York, Oxford University Press, 1962
(OCoLC)607758185
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ashley Montagu
ISBN: 0195007018 9780195007015
OCLC Number: 347184
Description: xiii, 376 pages : illustrations, diagrams ; 21 cm.
Contents: A definition of man / Kenneth P. Oakley --
Tools and human evolution / Sherwood L. Washburn --
Ecology and the protohominids / George A. Bartholomew, Jr. and Joseph B. Birdsell --
The concept of culture / Leslie A. White --
The argument from animals to men: and examination of its validity for anthropology / J.B.S. Haldane --
Social behaviour and primate evolution / M.R.A. Chance --
Social behavior and the evolution of man's mental faculties / William Etkin --
Natural selection and the mental capacities of mankind / Th. Dobzhansky and M.F. Ashley Montagu --
Culture and the structural evolution of the neural system / Fred A. Mettler --
The spearman and the archer -an essay on selection in body build / Alice Brues --
Culture, personality, and evolution / Jules Henry --
The structural and functional dimensions of a human existence / A. Irving Hallowell --
Personality structure and the evolution of man / A. Irving Hallowell --
Climate, culture, and evolution / Paul T. Baker --
Anthropological implications of sickle cell gene distribution in West Africa / Frank B. Livingstone --
Fossil man and human evolution / Loren C. Eiseley --
Time, morphology, and neoteny in the evolution of man / M.F. Ashley Montagu --
Cultural factors in the evolution of the human dentition / C. Loring Brace --
Cultural and natural checks on population-growth / D.H. Stott.
Series Title: Galaxy book.
Responsibility: Ashley Montague [and others].

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Essays and artilces by outstanding scientists discuss the role played by cultural factors in the physical evolution of man.

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