Cosmos and Culture: Cultural Evolution in a Cosmic Context
by Steven J. Dick, Mark L. Lupisella
Publisher: NASA 2010
Number of pages: 612
Integrating concepts from philosophical, anthropological, and astrobiological disciplines, Cosmos and Culture begins to explore the interdisciplinary questions of cosmic evolution. Authors have diverse backgrounds in science, history, anthropology, and more.
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by John Munro - D. Appleton and Company
The book brings the important views of modern anthropologists before the general public in familiar language. It will tend to destroy some errors regarding the origin and pedigree of the nation which have infected life and literature for ages.
by Alan Barnard - Berg Publishers
The book covers early travelers and settlers, classic nineteenth and twentieth-century ethnographers, North American and Japanese ecological traditions, the approaches of African ethnographers, and recent work on advocacy and social development.
- National Academies Press
The hominin fossil record documents a history of evolutionary events that have ultimately shaped and defined humans. This book explores the opportunities of using scientific research to improve our understanding of how climate shaped our species.
by Frank Hamel - Frederick A. Stokes
From the abundant records and traditions dealing with the curious belief that certain men and women can transform themselves into animals I have collected a number of instances and examples which throw fresh light on the subject.