Coevolution: Genes, Culture, and Human Diversity

By Durham, William H.

SKU# 16171

$ 20.00

Pp. xxii, (1), 629, (1); 74 text-figures, 25 tables. Original pictorial purple wrappers, lettered in white on the spine and front cover, lg 8vo. The 8 chapters in this volume are: 1) Introduction: Genes and Culture in Evolutionary Perspective; 2) Culture and Human Diversity: A Case Study of Marriage in Tibet; 3) Genes and Human Diversity: A Case Study of Sickle-Cell Anemia in West Africa; 4) The Relationship of Genes and Culture; 5) Cultural Mediation: The Evolution of Adult Lactose Absorption; 6) Enhancement: The Cultural Evolution of Incest Taboos; 7) Neutrality and Opposition: From Cultural Reason to Cannibalism; and 8) Conclusion: Evolution in a Dual Inheritance System. No ownership marks and no signs of use.

Publisher Stanford University Press
Publisher Place Stanford
Date Published 1992
Date Published Estimated No
Edition Second printing
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Faint bump to outer bottom front cover; a bright and clean copy in near fine condition.
ISBN 0-8047-2156-4
Limited Edition