Cannibals and Kings: Origins of Cultures

$16.44
This item is sold out

To view similar items click here.

Free Delivery on this purchase

Cannibals and Kings: Origins of Cultures

Marvin Harris

Publisher: Vintage Books

Format: Paperback

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 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 World“Its 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 Yorker“Lively and controversial.”— I. Bernard Cohen, front page, The New York Times Book Review

GST Note: GST is included in the price of this item. GST is included in the freight.

Customer Reviews

Delivery*

Delivery

Delivery time frames will depend on your location, please check the shipping calculator to see an estimate of when you can typically expect to receive your goods based on your postcode.

Loading content...
Loading content...

Share Us On

We Accept

Share Us On