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Marvin Harris

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Cannibals and Kings
Origins of Cultures
Written by Marvin Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 4, 1991
Price: $16.95

Harris shows how the endless varieties of cultural behavior can be explained as adaptations to particular ecological conditions. His aim is to account for the evolution of cultural forms as Darwin accounted for the evolution of biological forms: to show how cultures adopt their characteristic forms in response to changing ecological... Read more >
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Cannibals and Kings
Origins of Cultures
Written by Marvin Harris


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $13.99

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Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches
The Riddles of Culture
Written by Marvin Harris


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches
The Riddles of Culture
Written by Marvin Harris


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 17, 1989
Price: $16.00

Why do Hindus worship cows? Why do Jews and Moslems refuse to eat pork? Why did so many post-medieval Europeans believe in witches? And why have witches managed to stage such a successful comeback in today's popular culture? Harris answers these and other perplexing questions about human behavior, showing that no... Read more >
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