Moving beyond Stereotypes of Men's Foraging Goals

  title={Moving beyond Stereotypes of Men's Foraging Goals},
  author={Michael D. Gurven and Kim R. Hill},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={265 - 267}
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