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Title Understanding cultural transmission in anthropology : a critical synthesis / edited by Roy Ellen, Stephen J. Lycett and Sarah E. Johns.
Publication Info. New York : Berghahn Books, 2013.
Edition First edition.

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Series Methodology and history in anthropology ; v. 26.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : on the concept of cultural transmission / Roy Ellen and Michael D. Fischer -- What animals other than primates can tell us about human cultural transmission / Kevin Laland, Alice Cowie and Tom Morgan -- Culture in non-human primates : definitions and evidence / Tatyana Humle and Nicholas E. Newton-Fisher -- Cultural transmission theory and fossil hominin behaviour : a discussion of epistemological and methodological strengths / Stephen J. Lycett -- Studying cultural transmission within an interdisciplinary cultural evolutionary framework / Alex Mesoudi -- Do transmission isolatin mechanisms (TRIMS) influence cultural evolution? : evidence from patterns of textile diversity within and between Iranian tribal groups / Jamshid J. Tehrani and Mark Collard -- Co-evolution between bentwood box tradtions and languages on the Pacific Northwest Coast / Sean O'Neill -- The transmission of ethnobotanical knowledge and skills among Tsimane' in the Bolivian Amazon / Victoria Reyes-García, James Broesch and TAPS Bolivian Study Team -- Processual perspectives on traditional environmental knowledge : continuity, erosion, transformation, innovation / Stanford Zent -- Transmitting Penan basketry knowledge and practice / Rajindra K. Puri -- Plant exchange and social performance : implications for knowledge transfer in British allotments / Simon Platten -- Thinking like a cheese : towards an ecological understanding of the reproduction of knowledge in contemporary Asian cheese making / Harry G. West -- Lineages of cultural transmission / Stephen Shennan.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Human evolution.
Culture diffusion.
Social evolution.
Social systems.
Communication and culture.
Intercultural communication.
Traditional ecological knowledge.
Knowledge, Theory of.
Added Author Ellen, R. F., 1947-, editor of compilation.
Lycett, Stephen J., editor of compilation.
Johns, Sarah E., editor of compilation.
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Related To Original 9780857459930 0857459937 9781782380719 178238071X (DLC) 2013005578
ISBN 0857459945 (electronic bk.)
9780857459947 (electronic bk.)
9780857459930 (hardback : alk. paper)
0857459937 (hardback : alk. paper)
9781782380719 (pbk. : alk. paper)
178238071X (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # EBC1390923
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