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The Evolutionary Origins of Human Political Systems by Herbert Gintis , Carel van Schaik

@inproceedings{Politikon2015TheEO,
  title={The Evolutionary Origins of Human Political Systems by Herbert Gintis , Carel van Schaik},
  author={Zoon Politikon and Herbert Gintis and C. Schaik and C. Boehm},
  year={2015}
}
q 201 We provide the most up-to-date evidence available in various behavioral fields in support of the hypothesis that the emergence of bipedalism and cooperative breeding in the hominin line—together with environmental developments that made a diet of meat from large animals adaptive as well as cultural innovation in the form of fire and cooking—created a niche for hominins in which there was a high return for coordinated, cooperative scavenging and hunting of large mammals. This was… Expand
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