Origins of Human Behavior and Culture

This interdisciplinary series explores new evolutionary approaches to the study of human behavior and culture, highlighting questions regarding adaptive significance, phylogenetic history, mechanism, and ontogeny. Topical areas include foraging theory and behavioral economics, life history theory, group and social dynamics, reproduction and mating tactics, health and disease, evolutionary psychology, and cultural evolutionary processes, in primate and human societies, past and present. Drawing from various methodological and disciplinary sources, all authors share a commitment to advancing evolutionary understanding of behavior and culture.

Series Co-Editors

Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, University of California at Davis
Joe Henrich, University of British Columbia

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Orderly Anarchy: Sociopolitical Evolution in Aboriginal California

Robert L. Bettinger
Origins of Human Behavior and Culture, 8
$70.00, £51.95 Hardcover
January 2015

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Technology as Human Social Tradition: Cultural Transmission among Hunter-Gatherers

Peter David Jordan
Origins of Human Behavior and Culture, 7
$34.95, £24.95 Paperback
November 2014
$75.00, £55.95 Hardcover
November 2014

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Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Edited by Timothy A. Kohler, Mark D. Varien
Origins of Human Behavior and Culture, 6
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$68.95
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$68.95

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Friendship: Development, Ecology, and Evolution of a Relationship

Daniel J. Hruschka
Origins of Human Behavior and Culture, 5
$34.95, £24.95 Paperback
September 2010
$65.00, £48.95 Hardcover
September 2010

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Life Histories of the Dobe !Kung: Food, Fatness, and Well-being over the Life-span

Nancy Howell
Origins of Human Behavior and Culture, 4
$34.95, £24.95 Paperback
May 2010
$65.00, £48.95 Hardcover
May 2010

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The Hadza: Hunter-Gatherers of Tanzania

Frank Marlowe
Origins of Human Behavior and Culture, 3
$34.95, £24.95 Paperback
March 2010
$70.00, £51.95 Hardcover
March 2010

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Pattern and Process in Cultural Evolution

Edited by Stephen Shennan
Origins of Human Behavior and Culture, 2
$85.00, £62.95 Hardcover
March 2009

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Behavioral Ecology and the Transition to Agriculture

Edited by Douglas J. Kennett, Bruce Winterhalder
Origins of Human Behavior and Culture, 1
$85.00, £62.95 Hardcover
January 2006