Early Human Kinship brings together original studies from leading figures in the biological sciences, social anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics to provide a major breakthrough in the debate over human evolution and the nature of society. * A major new collaboration between specialists across the range of the human sciences including evolutionary biology and psychology; social/cultural anthropology; archaeology and linguistics * Provides a ground-breaking set of original studies offering a new perspective on early human history * Debates fundamental questions about early human society: Was there a connection between the beginnings of language and the beginnings of organized 'kinship and marriage'? How far did evolutionary selection favor gender and generation as principles for regulating social relations? * Sponsored by the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland in conjunction with the British Academy
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 588 g
Dimensions: 247 x 174 x 18 mm
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