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Title Meat-eating & human evolution / edited by Craig B. Stanford and Henry T. Bunn
Published Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 370 pages) : illustrations
Series Human evolution series
Human evolution series.
Contents Deconstructing the Serengeti / Martha Tappen -- Taphonomy of the Swartkrans hominid postcrania and its bearing on issues of meat-eating and fire management / Travis R. Pickering -- Neandertal hunting and meat-processing in the Near East: evidence from Kebara Cave (Israel) / John D. Speth, Eitan Tchernov -- Modeling the edible landscape / Jeanne Sept -- The dog-eat-dog world of carnivores: a review of past and present carnivore community dynamics / Blaire Van Valkenburgh -- A comparison of social meat-foraging by chimpanzees and human foragers / Craig B. Stanford -- Meat and the early human diet: insights from neotropical primate studies / Lisa M. Rose -- The other faunivory: primate insectivory and early human diet / William C. McGrew -- Meat-eating by the fourth African ape / Margaret J. Schoeninger ... [and others] -- Hunting, power scavenging, and butchering by Hadza Foragers and by Plio-Pleistocene Homo / Henry T. Bunn -- Is meat the hunter's property?: big game, ownership, and explanations of hunting and sharing / Kristen Hawkes -- Specialized meat-eating in the Holocene: and archaeological case from the frigid tropics of high-altitude Peru / John W. Rick, Katherine M. Moore -- Mutualistic hunting / Michael S. Alvard -- Intragroup resource transfers: comparative evidence, models, and implications for human evolution / Bruce Winterhalder -- The evolutionary consequences of increased carnivory in hominids / Robert A. Foley -- Neonate body size and hominid carnivory / Natalia Vasey, Alan Walker -- Conclusions: research trajectories on hominid meat-eating / Henry T. Bunn, Craig B. Stanford
Summary Preface. Forword. Introduction. I MEAT-EATING AND THE FOSSIL RECORD. 1. Deconstructing the Serengeti. 2. Taphonomy of the Swartkrans hominid postcrania and its bearing on issues of meat-eating and fire management. 3. Neanderthal hunting and meat-processing in the Near East: evidence from Kebara Cave (Israel). 4. Modeling the edible landscape. II LIVING NONHUMAN ANALOGS FOR MEAT-EATING. 5. The dog-eat-dog world of carnivores: a review of past and present carnivore community dynamics. 6. Meat and the early human diet: insights from Neotropical primate studies. 7. The other faunivory: primate ins
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Fossil hominids.
Human evolution.
Meat -- History.
Prehistoric peoples -- Food.
Diet -- history.
Fossils.
Hominidae.
Meat -- history.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bunn, Henry Thomas.
Stanford, Craig B. (Craig Britton), 1956-
LC no. 00036745
ISBN 0195351290 (electronic bk.)
128083322X
9780195351293 (electronic bk.)
9781280833229
Other Titles Meat-eating and human evolution