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Second nature : economic origins of human evolution

Author: Haim Ofek
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Was exchange an early agent of human evolution or is it merely a de novo artifact of modern civilisation? Here, Haim Ofek explores the impact of market forces on human evolution, from the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Haim Ofek
ISBN: 0521623995 9780521623995 0521625343 9780521625340
OCLC Number: 645270731
Description: 254 p
Contents: Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; Part I. Bioeconomics: 2. Exchange in human and nonhuman societies; 3. Classical economics and classical Darwinism; 4. Evolutionary implications of division of labour; 5. The feeding ecology; 6. The origins of nepotistic exchange; 7. Baboon speciation versus human specialization; Part II. Paleoeconomics: 8. Departure from the feed-as-you-go strategy; 9. The origins of market exchange; 10. Domestication of fire in relation to market exchange; 11. The Upper Paleolithic and other creative explosions; 12. Transition to agriculture: the limiting factor; 13. Transition to agriculture: the facilitating factor; References; Index.
Responsibility: Haim Ofek.

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