The Raw and the Stolen

@article{Wrangham1999TheRA,
  title={The Raw and the Stolen},
  author={R. Wrangham and J. Jones and G. Laden and D. Pilbeam and NancyLou Conklin-Brittain},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  year={1999},
  volume={40},
  pages={567 - 594}
}
  • R. Wrangham, J. Jones, +2 authors NancyLou Conklin-Brittain
  • Published 1999
  • Biology
  • Current Anthropology
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