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The Paleoanthropology and Archaeology of Big-Game Hunting

John D. Speth

Editore: Springer-Verlag Gmbh Sep 2010, 2010
ISBN 10: 144196732X / ISBN 13: 9781441967329
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Da Rhein-Team Lörrach Ivano Narducci e.K. (Lörrach, Germania)
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Titolo: The Paleoanthropology and Archaeology of ...

Casa editrice: Springer-Verlag Gmbh Sep 2010

Data di pubblicazione: 2010

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Neuware - Since its inception, paleoanthropology has been closely wedded to the idea that big-game hunting by our hominin ancestors arose, first and foremost, as a means for acquiring energy and vital nutrients. This assumption has rarely been questioned, and seems intuitively obvious-meat is a nutrient-rich food with the ideal array of amino acids, and big animals provide meat in large, convenient packages. Through new research, the author of this volume provides a strong argument that the primary goals of big-game hunting were actually social and political-increasing hunter's prestige and standing-and that the nutritional component was just an added bonus. 233 pp. Englisch. Codice inventario libreria 9781441967329

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Riassunto: Since its inception, paleoanthropology has been closely wedded to the idea that big-game hunting by our hominin ancestors arose, first and foremost, as a means for acquiring energy and vital nutrients. This assumption has rarely been questioned, and seems intuitively obvious-meat is a nutrient-rich food with the ideal array of amino acids, and big animals provide meat in large, convenient packages. Through new research, the author of this volume provides a strong argument that the primary goals of big-game hunting were actually social and political-increasing hunter's prestige and standing-and that the nutritional component was just an added bonus. Through a comprehensive, interdisciplinary research approach, the author examines the historical and current perceptions of protein as an important nutrient source, the biological impact of a high-protein diet and the evidence of this in the archaeological record, and provides a compelling reexamination of this long-held conclusion. This volume will be of interest to researchers in Archaeology, Evolutionary Biology, and Paleoanthropology, particularly those studying diet and nutrition.

Contenuti: How Do We Reconstruct Hunting Patterns in the Past?.- Big-Game Hunting in Human Evolution: The Traditional View.- The Other Side of Protein.- Were Big-Game Hunters Targeting Fat?.- Protein and Pregnancy.- Other Problems with High-Protein Intakes.- Protein and Taste.- Protein and Breast Milk.- Fat in Infancy.- DHA and the Developing Brain.- Big-Game Hunting: Protein, Fat, or Politics?.

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