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The Origins of Human Behaviour

Series: One World Archaeology Volume: 19

Edited By: RA Foley

Unwin Hyman

Hardback | Dec 1991 [2002 reprint] | #41475 | ISBN: 004445015X
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Explores the diverse ways in which the evolution of human behaviour can be investigated.


Contents

Introduction - investigating the origins of human behaviour, R.A.Foley; chimpanzee culture - what are its limits and why?, W.C.McGrew; how useful is the culture concept in early hominid studies?, R.A.Foley; the significance of modern hunter-gatherers in the study of early hominid behaviour, Francis B.Musonda; archaeological evidence for the evolution of modern human intelligence, Thomas Wynn; the intervention of computationally plausible knowledge systems in the palaeolithic, Sheldon Klein; an interactive growth model applied to the expansion of upper palaeolithic populations, Ezra B.W.Zubrow; aboriginal fossil hominids - evolution and migrations, Phillip J.Habgood.


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