Cannibals and Kings Marvin Harris

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Cannibals and Kings  by  Marvin Harris

Cannibals and Kings by Marvin Harris
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In this brilliant and profound study the distinguished American anthropologist Marvin Harris shows how the endless varieties of cultural behavior -- often so puzzling at first glance -- can be explained as adaptations to particular ecologicalMoreIn this brilliant and profound study the distinguished American anthropologist Marvin Harris shows how the endless varieties of cultural behavior -- often so puzzling at first glance -- can be explained as adaptations to particular ecological conditions.

His aim is to account for the evolution of cultural forms as Darwin accounted for the evolution of biological forms: to show how cultures adopt their characteristic forms in response to changing ecological modes.[A] magisterial interpretation of the rise and fall of human cultures and societies.-- Robert Lekachman, Washington Post Book WorldIts persuasive arguments asserting the primacy of cultural rather than genetic or psychological factors in human life deserve the widest possible audience.-- Gloria Levitas The New Leader[An] original and...urgent theory about the nature of man and at the reason that human cultures take so many diverse shapes.-- The New YorkerLively and controversial.-- I.

Bernard Cohen, front page, The New York Times Book Review From the Trade Paperback edition.



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