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 Carveth Read - University Press
In its first part the book explains a hypothesis that the human race has descended from some ape-like stock by a series of changes which began and, until recently, were maintained by the practice of hunting in pack for animal food.
by Lewis Henry Morgan - University of Arizona Press
The author studied the American Indian way of life and collected an enormous amount of factual material on the history of primitive-communal society. He describes how savages, advancing by definite steps, attained the higher condition of barbarism.
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