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The Resource Grooming, gossip, and the evolution of language, Robin Dunbar

Grooming, gossip, and the evolution of language, Robin Dunbar

Label
Grooming, gossip, and the evolution of language
Title
Grooming, gossip, and the evolution of language
Statement of responsibility
Robin Dunbar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that human beings have replaced the physical grooming rituals of our primate cousins with gossip, using language instead of touch to maintain social ties and intimate contact
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 1997
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
156787
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dunbar, R. I. M.
Dewey number
573/.2
Index
no index present
LC call number
GN281.4
LC item number
.D85 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human evolution
  • Social evolution
  • Language and languages
  • Gossip
  • Human behavior
  • Group identity
  • Interpersonal relations
Target audience
adult
Label
Grooming, gossip, and the evolution of language, Robin Dunbar
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-218)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9780674363342
Lccn
96015934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocm34576781
  • OCoLC
Label
Grooming, gossip, and the evolution of language, Robin Dunbar
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-218)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9780674363342
Lccn
96015934
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocm34576781
  • OCoLC

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