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Religion in Human Evolution

From the Paleolithic to the Axial Age

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$25.50 • £20.95 • €23.00

ISBN 9780674975347

Publication Date: 05/08/2017

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784 pages

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

Belknap Press

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Awards & Accolades

  • 2013 Distinguished Book Award, Sociology of Religion Section of the American Sociological Association
  • An ABC Australia Best Book on Religion and Ethics of the Year, 2011
  • A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, 2011
  • Robert Bellah Is a 2000 National Humanities Medal Winner
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