Download e-book for iPad: Second Nature: Economic Origins of Human Evolution by Haim Ofek

By Haim Ofek

was once trade an early agent of human evolution or is it in basic terms an artefact of contemporary civilisation? Spanning million years of human evolution, this e-book explores the effect of economics on human evolution and traditional heritage. the speculation of evolution by way of average choice has constantly relied partly on development in components of technology open air biology. via employing monetary rules on the borderlines of biology, Haim Ofek exhibits how a number of the impressive concerns in human evolution, comparable to the rise in human mind measurement and the growth of the environmental area of interest people occupied, might be replied. He identifies specific financial forces at paintings, starting with the transition from the feed-as-you-go technique of primates, via hunter-gathering and the domestication of fireplace to the advance of agriculture. This hugely readable ebook will tell and intrigue common readers and people in fields corresponding to evolutionary biology and psychology, economics, and anthropology.

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