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Hierarchy in the Forest

The Evolution of Egalitarian Behavior

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$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674006911

Publication Date: 11/02/2001


304 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • 1. The Question of Egalitarian Society
  • 2. Hierarchy and Equality
  • 3. Putting Down Aggressors
  • 4. Equality and Its Causes
  • 5. A Wider View of Egalitarianism
  • 6. The Hominoid Political Spectrum
  • 7. Ancestral Politics
  • 8. The Evolution of Egalitarian Society
  • 9. Paleolithic Politics and Natural Selection
  • 10. Ambivalence and Compromise in Human Nature
  • References
  • Index

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