Coevolution: Genes, Culture, and Human Diversity

  title={Coevolution: Genes, Culture, and Human Diversity},
  author={S. Zegura and W. H. Durham},
  • S. Zegura, W. H. Durham
  • Published 1991
  • Sociology, Psychology
  • BioScience
  • Charles Darwin's On the Origins of Species had two principal goals: to show that species had not been separately created and to show that natural selection had been the main force behind their proliferation and descent from common ancestors. In Coevolution, the author proposes a powerful new theory of cultural evolution--that is, of the descent with modification of the shared conceptual systems we call cultures--that is parallel in many ways to Darwin's theory of organic evolution. The author… CONTINUE READING
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