Catching fire: how cooking made us human

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Basic Books,
Pub. Date:
[2009]
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English
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A startling new theory that the invention of cooking led to the creation of the human species
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9780465013623
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display_description In this stunningly original book, renowned primatologist Richard Wrangham argues that "cooking" created the human race. At the heart of "Catching Fire" lies an explosive new idea: The habit of eating cooked rather than raw food permitted the digestive tract to shrink and the human brain to grow, helped structure human society, and created the male-female division of labor.
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subject_facet Fire -- History, Food habits -- History, Hearths, Prehistoric, Prehistoric peoples -- Food, Roasting (Cooking) -- History
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