The Bridge to Humanity

The Bridge to Humanity : How Affect Hunger Trumps the Selfish Gene

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Transforming the debate on nature versus culture to nature and culture, renowned anthropologist Walter Goldschmidt presents a fresh look at how human biology and culture fit more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 144 x 212 x 18mm | 322.06g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 019517965X
  • 9780195179651

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"Finally, a cultural anthropologist who understands biology! Graced with the gifts of clarity and brevity, Goldschmidt has contributed the best short book on human nature and culture that has appeared in many years."--Melvin Konner, M.D., Ph.D., author of The Tangled Wing: Biological Constraints on the Human Spirit and Samuel C. Dobbs Professor of Anthropology, Emory University"An exceptional book. To my mind, it should be required reading for all anthropology majors and incoming anthropology graduate students. Goldschmidt provides a sophisticated appraisal of the biological and cultural components that underlie human evolution and behavior."--Robert Sussman, Washington University"Dr. Goldschmidt is both an extremely sharp and original thinker and a very, very respected 'elder' in our tribe. He knows the field as do few, if any, others. . . . An amazingly original and insightful book."--Eugene Anderson, University of California, Riversideshow more

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