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              Demonic Males
               

              Demonic Males (Paperback, New edition)

              By Wrangham, Richard; Peterson, Dale

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              An analysis of the roots of human savagery, dealing with the fundamental questions of why the majority of violence is perpetrated by men; is it a matter of nature or nurture, and can anything be done about it? The book compares male violence among humans and among the great apes.

              ISBN 9780747533016
              Released NZ 1 Dec 1997
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human

              Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human (Paperback, Main)

              By Wrangham, Richard

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              Argues that it was cooking that caused the transformation of our ancestors from apelike beings to Homo erectus. This title focuses on the idea: the habit of eating cooked rather than raw food permitted the digestive tract to shrink and the human brain to grow, helped structure hu...man society, and created the male-female division of labour.
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              ISBN 9781846682865
              Released NZ 27 Jul 2010
              Publisher Profile Books Ltd
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              Cetacean Societies: Field Studies of Dolphins and Whales

              Cetacean Societies: Field Studies of Dolphins and Whales (Paperback)

              Edited by Mann, Janet; Connor, Richard C.; Tyack, Peter L.; Whitehead, Hal; Preface by Wrangham, Richard

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              Presents a synthesis/review of research methods and studies of cetaceans in their natural habitats. The book covers the history of cetacean behavioural research and methodology; state-of-the-art reviews of information on four of the most-studied species; and summaries of major to...pics.
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              ISBN 9780226503417
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1999
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Primate Societies

              Primate Societies (Paperback, 2nd ed.)

              Edited by Smuts, Barbara B.; Cheney, Dorothy L.; Seyfarth, Robert M.; Wrangham, Richard W.; Wrangham, Richard

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              Primate Societies is a synthesis of the most current information on primate socioecology and its theoretical and empirical significance, spanning the disciplines of behavioral biology, ecology, anthropology, and psychology. It is a very rich source of ideas about other taxa. "A s...uperb synthesis of knowledge about the social lives of non-human primates."?Alan Dixson, Nature
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              ISBN 9780226767161
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1986
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Goodness Paradox: How Evolution Made Us Both More and Less Violent

              The Goodness Paradox: How Evolution Made Us Both More and Less Violent (Paperback, Main)

              By Wrangham, Richard

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              Professor Richard Wrangham advances a provocative new theory of what makes human civilisation special: the nature of our violence.

              ISBN 9781781255841
              Released NZ 4 Feb 2020
              Publisher Profile Books Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Peace and Violence in Human Evolution
                

              The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Peace and Violence in Human Evolution (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Wrangham, Richard; Read by Page, Michael

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              Throughout history even as daily life has exhibited calm and tolerance war has never been far away, and even within societies violence can be a threat. The Goodness Paradox gives a new and powerful argument for how and why this uncanny combination of peacefulness and violence cry...stallized after our ancestors acquired language in Africa a quarter of a million years ago. Words allowed the sharing of intentions that enabled men effectively to coordinate their actions. Verbal conspiracies paved the way for planned conflicts and, most importantly, for the uniquely human act of capital punishment. The victims of capital punishment tended to be aggressive men, and as their genes waned, our ancestors became tamer. This ancient form of systemic violence was critical, not only encouraging cooperation in peace and war and in culture, but also for making us who we are: Homo sapiens.
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              ISBN 9781665133388
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              The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Peace and Violence in Human Evolution
                

              The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Peace and Violence in Human Evolution (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Wrangham, Richard; Read by Page, Michael

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              Throughout history even as daily life has exhibited calm and tolerance war has never been far away, and even within societies violence can be a threat. The Goodness Paradox gives a new and powerful argument for how and why this uncanny combination of peacefulness and violence cry...stallized after our ancestors acquired language in Africa a quarter of a million years ago. Words allowed the sharing of intentions that enabled men effectively to coordinate their actions. Verbal conspiracies paved the way for planned conflicts and, most importantly, for the uniquely human act of capital punishment. The victims of capital punishment tended to be aggressive men, and as their genes waned, our ancestors became tamer. This ancient form of systemic violence was critical, not only encouraging cooperation in peace and war and in culture, but also for making us who we are: Homo sapiens.
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              ISBN 9781665133395
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              Demonic Males: Apes and the Origins of Human Violence
               

              Demonic Males: Apes and the Origins of Human Violence (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wrangham, Richard; Peterson, Dale

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              Whatever their virtues, men are more violent than women. Why do men kill, rape, and wage war, and what can be done about it? Drawing on the latest discoveries about human evolution and about our closest living relatives, the great apes, Demonic Males offers some startling new ans...wers to these questions.
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              ISBN 9780395877432
              Publisher Houghton Mifflin
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              Science and Conservation in African Forests: The Benefits of Longterm Research

              Science and Conservation in African Forests: The Benefits of Longterm Research (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Wrangham, Richard; Ross, Elizabeth

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              Unique case study, inspiring researchers and conservationists to work together to promote biodiversity through field projects.

              ISBN 9780521720588
              Released NZ 14 Aug 2008
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
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              Science and Conservation in African Forests: The Benefits of Longterm Research

              Science and Conservation in African Forests: The Benefits of Longterm Research (Hardback)

              Edited by Wrangham, Richard; Ross, Elizabeth

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              Unique case study, inspiring researchers and conservationists to work together to promote biodiversity through field projects.

              ISBN 9780521896016
              Released NZ 14 Aug 2008
              Publisher Cambridge University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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