The Evolution of Culture: An Interdisciplinary View

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Robin Ian MacDonald Dunbar, Chris Knight, Camilla Power
Edinburgh University Press, 1999 - Anthropology - 257 pages
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This book explores the ways in which contemporary evolutionary thinking might inform the study of the peculiarly human phenomenon of symbolic culture, including language, ritual, religion, religion and art. It draws together contributions from biologists, linguists, anthropologists and archaeologists in order to establish common ground where collaboration and interaction will be especially productive and challenging in the study of those fundamental aspects of our biology that makes us human.* Multidisciplinary* An evolutionary approach to culture

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Great overview of the development of language, symbolic culture, religion, ect. Multiple essays from multiple authors provides different viewpoints and insights. Highly Recommended. Read full review

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JSTOR: The Evolution of Culture: An Interdisciplinary View
The Evolution of Culture: An Interdisciplinary View. Adrienne Zihlman. American Journal of Archaeology, Vol. 105, No. 3, 538. Jul., 2001. ...
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The Possible Origin of Culture by Andy Lock
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Anthropology 305: Evolution of Sociality Spring 2000
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About the author (1999)

Robin Dunbar is Professor of Psychology, Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Liverpool. Chris Knight is Reader in Anthropology at the University of East London.

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