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Not by genes alone : how culture transformed human evolution

Author: Peter J Richerson; Robert Boyd
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2005.
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"Not by Genes Alone offers a radical interpretation of human evolution, arguing that our ecological dominance and our singular social systems stem from a psychology uniquely adapted to create complex culture. Richerson and Boyd illustrate here that culture is neither superorganic nor the handmaiden of the genes. Rather, it is essential to human adaptation, as much a part of human biology as bipedal locomotion.  Read more...
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Richerson, Peter J.
Not by genes alone.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004006601
(OCoLC)54806438
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Richerson; Robert Boyd
ISBN: 9780226712130 0226712133
OCLC Number: 662453049
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 332 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Culture is essential --
Culture exists --
Culture evolves --
Culture is an adaptation --
Culture is maladaptive --
Culture and genes coevolve --
Nothing about culture makes sense except in the light of evolution.
Responsibility: Peter J. Richerson and Robert Boyd.

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Humans are a striking anomaly in the natural world. While we are similar to other mammals in many ways, our behavior sets us apart. This book offers a radical interpretation of human evolution,  Read more...

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/62631191#Topic\/comportement_humain<\/a>> # Comportement humain<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Comportement humain<\/span>\"@fr<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/62631191#Topic\/culture<\/a>> # Culture<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Culture<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/62631191#Topic\/soziobiologie<\/a>> # Soziobiologie<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Soziobiologie<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/963030<\/a>> # Human evolution<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Human evolution<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/21084761<\/a>> # Peter J. Richerson<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Richerson<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Peter J.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Peter J. Richerson<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/22265784<\/a>> # Robert Boyd<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1948<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Boyd<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Robert<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Robert Boyd<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/662453049#Review\/-1770290863<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Review<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:itemReviewed<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/662453049<\/a>> ; # Not by genes alone : how culture transformed human evolution<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:reviewBody<\/a> \"\"Not by Genes Alone offers a radical interpretation of human evolution, arguing that our ecological dominance and our singular social systems stem from a psychology uniquely adapted to create complex culture. Richerson and Boyd illustrate here that culture is neither superorganic nor the handmaiden of the genes. Rather, it is essential to human adaptation, as much a part of human biology as bipedal locomotion. Drawing on work in the fields of anthropology, political science, sociology, and economics - and building their case with such examples as kayaks, corporations, clever knots, and yams that require twelve men to carry them - Richerson and Boyd demonstrate that culture and biology are inextricably linked, and they show us how to think about their interaction in a way that yields a richer understanding of human nature.\"--Jacket.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

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