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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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Focuses on emergent nature of human cutlture with hypotheses.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip G Chase
ISBN: 9780387305127 0387305122 9781441940285 1441940286
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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This book describes the emergent nature of human culture, based on the human ability to create and pass on social codes through instruction and example. It proposes hypotheses to explain how a  Read more...

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