On the emergence of large-scale human social integration and its antecedents in primates

Structure and Dynamics: eJournal of Anthropological and Related Sciences Vol/Iss. 7(1) Published In Pages: ??
By Grueter, Cyril C., White, Douglas R.


This article investigates whether external warfare, intercommunity trade, and female exogamy lead to more amicable intercommunity relationships. Intercommunity amicability is considered a historical facilitator of the large-scale integration of human groups. The absence of internal warfare is used as a measure for intercommunity amicability.

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