The Resource Innovation in cultural systems : contributions from evolutionary anthropology, edited by Michael J. O'Brien and Stephen J. Shennan

Innovation in cultural systems : contributions from evolutionary anthropology, edited by Michael J. O'Brien and Stephen J. Shennan

Label
Innovation in cultural systems : contributions from evolutionary anthropology
Title
Innovation in cultural systems
Title remainder
contributions from evolutionary anthropology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michael J. O'Brien and Stephen J. Shennan
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Here, leading scholars offer a range of perspectives on the roles played by innovation in the evolution of human culture. The contributors consider innovation in biological terms discussing epistemology, animal studies, systematics and phylogeny, phenotypic plasticity and evolvability, and much more
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
599.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GN60
LC item number
.I56 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Vienna series in theoretical biology
Label
Innovation in cultural systems : contributions from evolutionary anthropology, edited by Michael J. O'Brien and Stephen J. Shennan
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Issues in anthropological studies of innovation / Michael J. O'Brien and Stephen J. Shennan -- Innovation and invention from a logical point of view / André Ariew -- Comparative perspectives on human innovation / Kevin N. Laland and Simon M. Reader -- Organismal innovation / Jeffrey H. Schwartz -- Innovation, replicative behavior, and evolvability : contributions from neuroscience and human decision-making theory / Daniel O. Larson -- Innovation from evo-devo to human culture / Werner Callebaut -- The evolution of innovation-enhancing institutions / Joseph Henrich -- Fashion versus reason in the creative industries / R. Alexander Bentley -- Demography and variation in the accumulation of culturally inherited skills / Adam Powell, Stephen J. Shennan, and Mark G. Thomas -- Cultural traditions and the evolutionary advantages of noninnovation / Craig T. Palmer -- The experimental study of cultural innovation / Alex Mesoudi -- Social learning, economic inequality, and innovation diffusion / Anne Kandler and James Steele -- Technological innovations and developmental trajectories : social factors as evolutionary forces / Valentine Roux -- Can archaeologists study processes of invention? / Michael Brian Schiffer -- War, women, and religion : the spread of Salado polychrome in the American Southwest / Todd L. VanPool and Chet Savage
Control code
ocn505263827
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 284 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262013338
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612694691
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
269469
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b25615221
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)505263827
  • pebcs0262013339

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