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Catching Fire

How Cooking Made Us Human

by Richard W. Wrangham

Hardcover, 309 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $26.95 |


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Presents the theory that it was the introduction of cooking in the prehistoric past that led to physiological changes in the human brain and such advancements in human behavior as the development of social skills, bonding, and the division of labor in family groups,

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