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Author Durham, William H.

Title Coevolution : genes, culture, and human diversity / William H. Durham.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1991.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  304.5 D934c 1991    ---  Available
Description xxii, 629 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [543]-619) and index.
Contents Introduction : genes and culture in evolutionary perspective -- Culture and human diversity : a case study of marriage in Tibet -- Genes and human diversity : a case study of sickle-cell anemia in West Africa -- The relationships of genes and culture -- Cultural mediation : the evolution of adult lactose absorption -- Enhancement : the cultural evolution of incest taboos -- Neutrality and opposition : from cultural reason to cannibalism -- Conclusion : evolution in a dual inheritance system.
Subject Culture.
Social evolution.
Human population genetics -- Social aspects.
Human behavior.
Genetics, Population.
ISBN 0804715378 (cloth : acid-free paper) : $65.00
9780804715379 (cloth : acid-free paper)
Standard No. NLM 9311051
NLGGC 116909986

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