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The Resource Wired for culture : origins of the human social mind, Mark Pagel

Wired for culture : origins of the human social mind, Mark Pagel

Label
Wired for culture : origins of the human social mind
Title
Wired for culture
Title remainder
origins of the human social mind
Statement of responsibility
Mark Pagel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A fascinating, far-reaching study of how our species' innate capacity for culture altered the course of our social and evolutionary history
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pagel, Mark D
Dewey number
303.4
Index
index present
LC call number
  • GN281
  • GN360
LC item number
  • .P32 2012
  • .P34 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human evolution
  • Social evolution
  • Cognition and culture
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Evolutionary genetics
Label
Wired for culture : origins of the human social mind, Mark Pagel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-392) and index
Contents
Introduction : the gamble -- pt. 1. Mind control, protection, and prosperity. The occupation of the world ; Ultra-sociality and the cultural survival vehicle ; The domestication of our talents ; Religion and other cultural "enhancers" -- pt. 2. Cooperation and our cultural nature. Reciprocity and the shadow of the future ; Green beards and the reputation marketplace ; Hostile forces -- pt. 3. The theatre of the mind. Human language - the voice of our genes ; Deception, consciousness, and truth -- pt. 4. The many and the few. Termite mounds and the exploitation of our social instincts
Control code
ocn738350014
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 416 p.
Isbn
9780393065879
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011044465
System control number
  • (OCoLC)738350014
  • a969914
Label
Wired for culture : origins of the human social mind, Mark Pagel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-392) and index
Contents
Introduction : the gamble -- pt. 1. Mind control, protection, and prosperity. The occupation of the world ; Ultra-sociality and the cultural survival vehicle ; The domestication of our talents ; Religion and other cultural "enhancers" -- pt. 2. Cooperation and our cultural nature. Reciprocity and the shadow of the future ; Green beards and the reputation marketplace ; Hostile forces -- pt. 3. The theatre of the mind. Human language - the voice of our genes ; Deception, consciousness, and truth -- pt. 4. The many and the few. Termite mounds and the exploitation of our social instincts
Control code
ocn738350014
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 416 p.
Isbn
9780393065879
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011044465
System control number
  • (OCoLC)738350014
  • a969914

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