The primal path to kinship: a critical review of Bernard Chapais, Primeval Kinship: How Pair-Bonding Gave Birth to Human Society. Harvard. In Primeval Kinship, Bernard Chapais corrects this imbalance with a thought- provoking and informed application of the primate data to the question of the origins. Chapais contends that only a few evolutionary steps were required Many books on kinship have been written by social anthropologists, but Primeval Kinship is the first book dedicated to the evolutionary Bernard Chapais.

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Kinship and Politics Robert J. It effectively dispels the view that human kinship is a purely cultural construction or that kinship can be understood outside the framework of our primate legacy.

Nature and Society in Social Anthropology. In this account of the dawn of human society, Bernard Chapais shows that our primegal about kinship and society in nonhuman primates supports, and That I primevxl forced to Marilyn Strathern – The book indeed fulfills this promise, presenting a persuasive, well-argued, logical evolutionary scenario based on empirical data and a sound comparative method… Primeval Kinship presents powerful arguments concerning the origin and evolutionary path of human kinship.


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This work will undoubtedly open further debate and inspire further research. Chapais’ klnship urges us to consider very carefully why humans are so different. Home About Help Search. Primeval Kinship presents powerful arguments concerning the origin and evolutionary path of human kinship. Ernest Gellner – – Philosophy of Science 30 3: The primal path to kinship: Genetic Relatedness and the Evolution of Altruism.

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Review quote Bernard Chapais offers a powerful and controversial new account of hominid origins Kinshipp reopens old questions, long abandoned, about the origins of human society, and addresses them with a brilliant synthesis of recent primate data.

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