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The emergence of culture : the evolution of a uniquely human way of life

Author: Philip G Chase
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the emergent nature of human culture, based on the human ability to create and pass on social codes through instruction and example. This book proposes hypotheses to explain how a  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip G Chase
ISBN: 9780387305127 0387305122
OCLC Number: 65427499
Description: x, 217 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. How is human culture different? --
3. Why does culture exist? --
4. The origins of socially constructed coding --
5. The elaboration of culture --
6. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Philip G. Chase.
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