Origins of human aggression dynamics and etiology

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Published by Human Sciences Press in New York, N.Y .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Aggressiveness -- Congresses.,
  • Violence -- History -- Congresses.,
  • Genetic psychology -- Congresses.

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Statementedited by Gerard G. Neuman.
ContributionsNeuman, Gerard G., Institute for Psychodynamics and Origins of Mind (U.S.)
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LC ClassificationsBF575.A3 O75 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. :
Number of Pages200
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Open LibraryOL2721858M
ISBN 100898853249
LC Control Number86015370

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14 people found this helpful.In his book Origins of Human Aggression, Gerald Neuman discusses early forms of man, including Australopithecus, Homo habilis, Homo erectus, Neanderthal Man, and Cro-Magnon Man.

He states evidence suggesting that Australopithecus could have been an adept killer, a cannibal, and relied on aggressive skills to survive.

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