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The Domestication of the Human Species

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Evolution,
  • Cultural And Social Anthropology,
  • Psychology,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9800233M
ISBN 100300050321
ISBN 109780300050325

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  In the exciting book Peter J. Wilson takes domestication as the starting point for his continued inquiry into human evolution. Wilson argues that settling down into a built environment was the most radical and far-reaching innovation in human development and that it had a crucial effect on human psychology and social relations. In the exciting book Peter J. Wilson takes domestication as the starting point for his continued inquiry into human evolution. Wilson argues that settling down into a built environment was the most. Description In the exciting book Peter J. Wilson takes domestication as the starting point for his continued inquiry into human evolution. Wilson argues that settling down into a built environment was the most radical and far-reaching innovation in human development and that it had a crucial effect on human psychology and social relations. Summary: In the exciting book Peter J. Wilson takes domestication as the starting point for his continued inquiry into human evolution. Wilson argues that settling down into a built environment was the most radical and far-reaching innovation in human development and that it had a crucial effect on human psychology and social relations.

J. Wilson's book "The Domestication of the Human Species" (). Wilson is an anthropologist and uses anthropological methods. Prehistorically, his main thesis is the "revolutionary significance of architecture" for human evolution. He focuses essentially on the elaborated house in the framework. (Brandy Fogg) I recently had the pleasure of reading Ray Pierotti and Brandy Fogg's new book called The First Domestication: How Wolves and Humans Coevolved. In their landmark book, the authors. Synopsis. In this exciting new book the author of Man, the Promising Primate takes domestication as the starting point for his continued inquiry into human evolution. Peter J. Wilson believes that the most radical and far-reaching innovation in human development was this settling down into a built environment, and he argues /5(3). The domestication process is set during a temporal succession of interactions between a species and humans: the so-called "domestication pathways" [10, 25]. An overview of published Author: Melinda Zeder.

The "domestication" of humans occurred when fomerly nomadic peoples settled down to a sedentary, agricultural (Neolithic) life. Whereas nomaic hunter/gatherers have a "focus-oriented" spatial framework, domesticated people have a "boundary-oriented" framework. Architecture and walls have a fundamental influence over behavior, ideas, and culture/5.   The story of how dogs, horses, cattle, apples, rice and other species were domesticated proves an excellent perspective on deep human history . CLIVE ROOTS has been a zoo director for many years. He has travelled the world collecting live animals for zoo conservation programs. Roots has acted as a masterplanning and design consultant for numerous zoological garden and related projects around the world, and has written many books on zoos and natural history s: 2. The Domestication of Humans The DomesTica Tion of humans ABSTRACT: In the last few years it has become evident that the Eur opean Upper P aleolithic "replacement" model was.