How Humans Cooperate

Author: Richard E. Blanton
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 1607325144
Size: 62.53 MB
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This innovative book extends collective action theory beyond Western history and into a broadly cross-cultural dimension, places cooperation in the context of large and complex human societies, and demonstrates the interplay of collective ...

Craft Production And Social Change In Northern China

Author: Anne P. Underhill
Publisher: Taylor & Francis US
ISBN: 9780306467714
Size: 56.93 MB
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This work emphasizes the many different approaches that attempt to theorize the development of complex socieites, as well as outlines the approaches and methods used in this research.

Daily Life Of The Ancient Egyptians

Author: Bob Brier
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313303135
Size: 55.77 MB
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Explores the daily lives of ordinary people in ancient Egypt through reconstructions based on hieroglyphic inscriptions, paintings from tombs, and scenes from temple walls.

Archaeology As Political Action

Author: Randall H. McGuire
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520254909
Size: 37.63 MB
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"--Mark P. Leone, author of The Archaeology of Liberty in an American Capital "Archaeology as Political Action is a highly original work that will be important for archaeologists and others concerned with processes of social change in the ...

Cooperation And Collective Action

Author: David M. Carballo
Publisher: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 1457174081
Size: 56.87 MB
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"[Cooperation research] is one of the busiest and most exciting areas of transdisciplinary science right now, linking evolution, ecology and social science. . . this is the first major work or collection to address linkages between ...

Guns Germs And Steel The Fates Of Human Societies

Author: Jared Diamond
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393609294
Size: 47.87 MB
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Lays a foundation for understanding human history."—Bill Gates In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental ...

The Evolution Of Human Co Operation

Author: Charles Stanish
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316851710
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This book addresses this fundamental question and explains the origin, structure and spread of stateless societies. Using insights from game theory, ethnography and archaeology, Stanish shows how ritual - broadly defined - is the key.