Early Human Kinship (Innbundet)

From Sex to Social Reproduction

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2008
Antall sider: 336
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405179010
Omtale: Early Human Kinship
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

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