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Western civilization in biological perspective

patterns in biohistory
  • 370 Pages
  • 4.75 MB
  • English
Clarendon , Oxford
Sociobiology., Human biology -- Social asp
StatementStephen Boyden.
SeriesOxford science publications
LC ClassificationsGN365.9
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,370p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21174964M
ISBN 100198576722

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[Stephen Vickers Boyden] -- The author explores the patterns of interplay between the biological and cultural processes in human affairs, beginning with the emergence in evolution of "homo sapiens" and carries his survey.

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I read this simply for my own learning and it turned out to be an enjoyable read as by: 3. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Western civilization in biological perspective book The author explores the patterns of interplay between the biological and cultural processes in human affairs, beginning with the emergence in evolution of "homo sapiens" and carries his survey through the early farming and urban phases of human existence up to the present day.

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