RUNCIMAN, W.G., John Maynard SMITH, and R.I.M. DUNBAR (eds.).
Title: Evolution of Social Behaviour Patterns in Primates and Man : A Joint Discussion Meeting of the Royal Society and the British Academy. Proceedings of the British Academy - 88.
Publisher:  Published for The British Academy by Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1998, ISBN:0197261647
Seller ID: 94577
RUNCIMAN, W.G., John Maynard SMITH, and R.I.M. DUNBAR (eds.). Evolution of Social Behaviour Patterns in Primates and Man : A Joint Discussion Meeting of the Royal Society and the British Academy. Proceedings of the British Academy – 88. (Oxford) : Published for The British Academy by Oxford University Press, (1998). Second Printing. Pp [i]-vi,-297,(1). Figures. Tables. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : W G Runciman's “Introduction” (pp 1-8); Carel P. van Schaik's “Social Evolution in Primates: The Role of Ecological Factors and Male Behaviour” (pp 9-31); R.I.M. Dunbar's“Determinants of Group Size in Primates: A General Model” (pp 33-57); Doro thy L Cheney & Robert M Seyfarth's “Function and Intention in the Calls of Non-Human Primates” (pp 59-76); Peter J Bowler & Peter J Richerson's “Why Culture is Common, but Cultural Evolution is Rare” (pp 77-93); Robert A Foley's “An Evolutionary and Chronological Framework for Human Social Behaviour” (pp 95-117); John Tooby & Leda Cosmides's “Friendship and the Banker’s Paradox: Other Pathways to the Evolution of Adaptations for Altruism” (pp 119-143); Steven Mithen's “The Early Prehistory of Human Social Behaviour: Issues of Archaeological Inference and Cognitive Evolution” (pp 145-177); PaulMellars's “The Emergence of Biologically Modern Populations in Europe: A S ocial and Cognitive ‘Revolution’?” (pp 179-201); Monique Borgerhoff Mulder's “Responses to Environmental Novelty: Changes in Men’s Marriage Strategiesin a Rural Kenyan Community” (pp 203-222); M Gopnik, J Dalalakis, S E Fuku da, S Fukuda & E Kehayia's “Genetic Language Impairment: Unruly Grammars “ (pp 223-249); Christophe Boesch's “The Emergence of Cultures among Wild Chimpanzees” (pp 251-268); Leslie C Aiello's “Terrestriality, Bipedalism and the Origin of Language” (pp 269-289); John Maynard Smith's “Conclusions” (pp291-297). Very good in dustjacket. 50.00