Human Evolution: Biosocial Perspectives (Perspectives on Human Evolution, volume IV: Hardcover first edition)

By Washburn, S. L. and McCown, Elizabeth R. (editors)

SKU# 18209

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Pp. (x), 316; black-and-white photos, anatomical diagrams, graphs, family trees.  Publisher’s original patterned green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover, lg 8vo.  This is the hardcover first edition.  This is Perspectives on Human Evolution, volume IV.  This series, developed by S. L. Washburn, is a publication of the Society for the Study of Human Evolution, Berkeley, California.  The series was created to bring together the variety of evidence which helps us understand the process that has created mankind.  It presents topical articles on human evolution concerning the fossil record, stone tools and biosocial problems such as development of language – all of these are seen from the “Berkeley Perspective” as espoused by Washburn.  Many of Washburn’s students and close colleagues were asked to publish in this series.  Volume IV, the last volume in this series, focuses on the following topics: natural selection, the brain, sexual behaviors and the social system.  This volume also includes papers on the Piltdown fabrication and on tool-making by orangutans.  No ownership marks and no signs of use.

Publisher The Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Co
Publisher Place Menlo Park, CA
Date Published 1978
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A fine (new) copy.
ISBN 0-8053-9517-2
Limited Edition