Cooperation, Punishment, and the Evolution of Human Institutions

@article{Henrich2006CooperationPA,
  title={Cooperation, Punishment, and the Evolution of Human Institutions},
  author={Joseph Henrich},
  journal={Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={312},
  pages={60 - 61}
}
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