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Marvin Harris, in all his writing, offers a thoughtful, well informed & original Anthropologist's view of humanity & our place in nature. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Rick M.
I still return to this encyclopedic book on cultural evolution from time to time. I'm pretty sure that Harris and I would be in different political camps, but his work here is... Read morePublished on January 5, 2014 by Sactomike
From the very 1st page it was exciting and interesting and I can't wait for the last page. Sort of.Published on September 3, 2013 by Doah
I have not actually read this yet. I purchased it via Amazon at a much better price than the college bookstore's used price. Read morePublished on August 16, 2013 by Northern Border Family
I was enjoying the book but I kept noticing what I thought to be some unusual opinions in his writings. Read morePublished on June 27, 2013 by G. Noetzel Jr.
Written in very easy accessible language this books describes how we become what we are today and where we could go tomorrow.Published on June 8, 2013 by L. Staykov
I like it enough after a library read to buy a paperback copy of my own but I did get a used one.Published on March 31, 2013 by jerrilynn sheffler
Human Kind is an expansion of Harris's favorite task; addressing apparent paradoxes in human cultural behavior. Read morePublished on November 28, 2011 by Otto Merganthaller
The content of this book has already been well explained, but I would like to comment on the quality of the organizational structure. Read morePublished on September 30, 2011 by Richard Schaan