The Resource Rough and tumble : aggression, hunting, and human evolution, Travis Rayne Pickering

Rough and tumble : aggression, hunting, and human evolution, Travis Rayne Pickering

Label
Rough and tumble : aggression, hunting, and human evolution
Title
Rough and tumble
Title remainder
aggression, hunting, and human evolution
Statement of responsibility
Travis Rayne Pickering
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Travis Rayne Pickering argues that the advent of ambush hunting approximately two million years ago marked a milestone in human evolution, one that established the social dynamic that allowed our ancestors to expand their range and diet. He challenges the traditional link between aggression and human predation, however, claiming that while aggressive attack is a perfectly efficient way for our chimpanzee cousins to kill prey, it was a hopeless tactic for early human hunters, who-in comparison to their large, potentially dangerous prey-were small, weak, and slow-footed. Technology that evolved
Cataloging source
LGG
Dewey number
599.9
Index
index present
LC call number
GN799.H84
LC item number
P53 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Rough and tumble : aggression, hunting, and human evolution, Travis Rayne Pickering
Publication
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
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. A Man among Apes; 2. Prehistoric Bloodsport; 3. Tamping the Simian Urge; 4. Conceiving Our Past; 5. Death from Above; Coda; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Control code
ocn835370638
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520955127
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b28250102
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)835370638
  • pebcs0520955129

Library Locations

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