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Rethinking Human Adaptation

Biological and Cultural Models (Westview Special Study)

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Published by Westview Pr (Short Disc) .
Written in English

  • Adaptation (Biology),
  • Sociobiology,
  • Anthropology,
  • Effect of environment on,
  • Human beings,
  • Methodology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMichael A. Little (Editor), Rada Dyson-Hudson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8316199M
    ISBN 100865315116
    ISBN 109780865315112

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