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Published: 11 May 2008

368 Pages | 33 b&w halftones, 3 maps

ISBN: 9780199533527

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Why Humans Share Food

Martin Jones

  • The story of how humans came to eat together--and why this is rare behavior in the animal kingdom
  • Illuminates both the social and the ecological impact of our tendency to share meals
  • Makes use of the latest archaeological evidence and techniques
  • Looks at how we have shared meals throughout the ages--from prehistoric campfires to the drive-through diner

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