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1st Edition

The Origins of Human Behaviour

Edited By

Robert Foley

ISBN 9780415754910
Published December 22, 2014 by Routledge
144 Pages

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Book Description

This volume explores the diverse ways in which the evolution of human behaviour can be investigated, and confronts the most challenging aspects of the subject.

Table of Contents

Introduction: investigating the origins of human behaviour, R.A. Foley; Chapter 1 Chimpanzee material culture: what are its limits and why?, W.C. McGrew; Chapter 2 How useful is the culture concept in early hominid studies?, R.A. Foley; Chapter 3 The significance of modern hunter-gatherers in the study of early hominid behaviour, Francis B. Musonda; Chapter 4 Archaeological evidence for modern intelligence, Thomas Wynn; Chapter 5 The invention of computationally plausible knowledge systems in the Upper Palaeolithic, Sheldon Klein; Chapter 6 An interactive growth model applied to the expansion of Upper Palaeolithic populations, Ezra B.W. Zubrow; Chapter 7 Aboriginal fossil hominids: evolution and migrations, Phillip J. Habgood;

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Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge.