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The Resource How humans adapt : a biocultural odyssey, Donald J. Ortner, editor ; foreword by S. Dillon Ripley ; epilog by Wilton S. Dillon

How humans adapt : a biocultural odyssey, Donald J. Ortner, editor ; foreword by S. Dillon Ripley ; epilog by Wilton S. Dillon

Label
How humans adapt : a biocultural odyssey
Title
How humans adapt
Title remainder
a biocultural odyssey
Statement of responsibility
Donald J. Ortner, editor ; foreword by S. Dillon Ripley ; epilog by Wilton S. Dillon
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ortner, Donald J
  • Smithsonian Institution
Series statement
Smithsonian international symposia series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sociobiology
  • Adaptation (Biology)
  • Human evolution
  • Human beings
  • Adaptation, Biological
  • Cultural Evolution
  • Culture
Label
How humans adapt : a biocultural odyssey, Donald J. Ortner, editor ; foreword by S. Dillon Ripley ; epilog by Wilton S. Dillon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Proceedings of the Smithsonian Institution's seventh international symposium, held Nov. 8-12, 1981, Washington, D.C
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Technological and social adaptations to the future / René Dubos -- The natural past and the human future : an introductory essay / Stephen Toulmin. Commentary / Mary Catherine Bateson. Commentary / Wilton S. Dillon -- Parental investment : the hominid adaptation / Jane B. Lancaster and Chet S. Lancaster. Commentary / Anna K. Behrensmeyer -- Some base lines for human evolution and the genetic implications of recent cultural developments / James V. Neel. Commentary / Napoleon A. Chagnon -- The transition to agriculture and some of its consequences / L.L. Cavalli-Sforza. Commentary / John F. Eisenberg -- Biocultural interaction in human adaptation / Donald J. Ortner. Commentary / Mark N. Cohen. Commentary / Roger Masters. Commentary / James F. Danielli -- Explaining the course of human events / Betty J. Meggers. Commentary / John C. Ewers. Commentary / Roger Masters. Commentary / Bruce D. Smith -- Earth resources and population : an archeological perspective / Fekri A. Hassan. Commentary / J. Lawrence Angel. Commentary / Theodore Wertime -- Food : past, present, and future / Nevin S. Scrimshaw. Commentary / Claire Cassidy -- Food, energy, and technology : perspectives from developing countries / Edward S. Ayensu. Commentary / Napoleon A. Chagnon. Commentary / Stuart Marks -- Changing aspirations for mental and physical health / G.M. Carstairs. Commentary / Ido de Groot. Commentary / Audrey B. Davis -- Population growth : current issues and strategies / Geoffrey McNicoll and Moni Nag. Commentary / J. Lawrence Angel -- Demographic and microstructural history in relation to human adaptation : reflections on newly established evidence / Peter Laslett. Commentary / Nathan Reingold. Commentary / Mark N. Cohen -- The environment of the city / Asa Briggs. Commentary / Nathan Reingold. Commentary / Stephen Toulmin -- World society : the range of possible futures / Kenneth E. Boulding. Commentary / Wilfred Beckerman. Commentary / Andrzey Wiercinski -- The future of democracy / Richard J. Barnet. Commentary / Allen B. Bassing -- Education and adaptation for the future / John Passmore. Commentary / Marx Wartofsky. Commentary / Elizabeth Torre -- Ethical issues in the human future / James M. Gustafson. Commentary / Roy Branson. Commentary / Wilfred Beckerman -- Toward a new understanding of human nature : the limits of individualism / Mary Midgley. Commentary / Paula Thompson. Commentary / Marx Wartofsky -- Adaptability : a curse or a technique of survival? / Wilton S. Dillon
Control code
8670455
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 560 pages
Isbn
9780874747256
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
82600233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)559466
Label
How humans adapt : a biocultural odyssey, Donald J. Ortner, editor ; foreword by S. Dillon Ripley ; epilog by Wilton S. Dillon
Publication
Note
Proceedings of the Smithsonian Institution's seventh international symposium, held Nov. 8-12, 1981, Washington, D.C
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Technological and social adaptations to the future / René Dubos -- The natural past and the human future : an introductory essay / Stephen Toulmin. Commentary / Mary Catherine Bateson. Commentary / Wilton S. Dillon -- Parental investment : the hominid adaptation / Jane B. Lancaster and Chet S. Lancaster. Commentary / Anna K. Behrensmeyer -- Some base lines for human evolution and the genetic implications of recent cultural developments / James V. Neel. Commentary / Napoleon A. Chagnon -- The transition to agriculture and some of its consequences / L.L. Cavalli-Sforza. Commentary / John F. Eisenberg -- Biocultural interaction in human adaptation / Donald J. Ortner. Commentary / Mark N. Cohen. Commentary / Roger Masters. Commentary / James F. Danielli -- Explaining the course of human events / Betty J. Meggers. Commentary / John C. Ewers. Commentary / Roger Masters. Commentary / Bruce D. Smith -- Earth resources and population : an archeological perspective / Fekri A. Hassan. Commentary / J. Lawrence Angel. Commentary / Theodore Wertime -- Food : past, present, and future / Nevin S. Scrimshaw. Commentary / Claire Cassidy -- Food, energy, and technology : perspectives from developing countries / Edward S. Ayensu. Commentary / Napoleon A. Chagnon. Commentary / Stuart Marks -- Changing aspirations for mental and physical health / G.M. Carstairs. Commentary / Ido de Groot. Commentary / Audrey B. Davis -- Population growth : current issues and strategies / Geoffrey McNicoll and Moni Nag. Commentary / J. Lawrence Angel -- Demographic and microstructural history in relation to human adaptation : reflections on newly established evidence / Peter Laslett. Commentary / Nathan Reingold. Commentary / Mark N. Cohen -- The environment of the city / Asa Briggs. Commentary / Nathan Reingold. Commentary / Stephen Toulmin -- World society : the range of possible futures / Kenneth E. Boulding. Commentary / Wilfred Beckerman. Commentary / Andrzey Wiercinski -- The future of democracy / Richard J. Barnet. Commentary / Allen B. Bassing -- Education and adaptation for the future / John Passmore. Commentary / Marx Wartofsky. Commentary / Elizabeth Torre -- Ethical issues in the human future / James M. Gustafson. Commentary / Roy Branson. Commentary / Wilfred Beckerman -- Toward a new understanding of human nature : the limits of individualism / Mary Midgley. Commentary / Paula Thompson. Commentary / Marx Wartofsky -- Adaptability : a curse or a technique of survival? / Wilton S. Dillon
Control code
8670455
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 560 pages
Isbn
9780874747256
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
82600233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)559466

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