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The Lifeways of Hunter-Gatherers: The Foraging Spectrum

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In this book, Robert L. Kelly challenges the preconceptions that hunter-gatherers were Paleolithic relics living in a raw state of nature, instead crafting a position that emphasizes their diversity, and downplays attempts to model the original foraging lifeway or to use foragers to depict human nature stripped to its core. Kelly reviews the anthropological literature for ...more
Hardcover, 375 pages
Published April 15th 2013 by Cambridge University Press (first published March 25th 2013)
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Oct 23, 2013 rated it really liked it
I bought this book because I thought it was about the "spectrum" of hunter-gatheres, the variety of what is out there. That is NOT what this book is about, but I still enjoyed it immensely.

This book is the study of human behavioral ecology. It begins with the same assumption that The Origins of Political Order didhuman societies evolve to have certain characteristics the same way human bodies do. Societies are the way they are because those characteristics won the battle of natural selection
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