The First Domestication: How Wolves and Humans Coevolved

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Yale University Press, 1. jan. 2017 - 326 sider
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A riveting look at how dog and humans became best friends, and the first history of dog domestication to include insights from indigenous peoples

In this fascinating book, Raymond Pierotti and Brandy Fogg change the narrative about how wolves became dogs and in turn, humanity's best friend. Rather than describe how people mastered and tamed an aggressive, dangerous species, the authors describe coevolution and mutualism. Wolves, particularly ones shunned by their packs, most likely initiated the relationship with Paleolithic humans, forming bonds built on mutually recognized skills and emotional capacity.

This interdisciplinary study draws on sources from evolutionary biology as well as tribal and indigenous histories to produce an intelligent, insightful, and often unexpected story of cooperative hunting, wolves protecting camps, and wolf-human companionship. This fascinating assessment is a must-read for anyone interested in human evolution, ecology, animal behavior, anthropology, and the history of canine domestication.
 

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Indhold

The Beginnings
1
What Is a Dog and Who Cares?
24
2 Cooperation between Species
48
Why Humans Are Different Than All Other Primates
63
4 Wolves Archaeologists and the Origin of Dogs
83
The First of the DogMen and Japanese DogWolves
105
Aboriginal Peoples and Canis lupus dingo
125
The World Wolf Made
143
Creators and Tricksters
166
Tame versus Feral and Domestic versus Wild
190
Issues and Controversies
221
11 Living Well with Wolves and Dogs
248
The Friendly Predator
279
References
291
Index
313
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Om forfatteren (2017)

Raymond Pierotti is professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Kansas. He specializes in evolutionary and behavioral ecology of monogamous birds and mammals, and scientific aspects of indigenous traditional knowledge. He lives in Oskaloosa, KS. Brandy R. Fogg received an undergraduate degree in environmental studies and a master's degree in Indigenous Nations Studies at the University of Kansas. She lives in Overland Park, KS.

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