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The Evolution of Childhood

Relationships, Emotion, Mind

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$34.00 • £27.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674062016

Publication Date: 11/30/2011

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960 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

18 tables

Belknap Press

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Melvin Konner is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor in the Department of Anthropology and the Program in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology at Emory University.

Awards & Accolades

  • An Amazon.com Editors’ Best Book of 2010, Science Category
  • An Atlantic Book of the Year, 2010
  • A Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year, 2010
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