New York: Vintage Books, 1980. First Edition. Paperback. USED - Good/ Very Good. Spine is creased. Light edgewear to wrap with creasing to corners. Toned. Prior owner's name on FFEP. Markings in ink to content page, otherwise clean and unmarked. Binding tight and intact. Bibliography. Index. 13 x 20 cm. 381 pp. Item #14351
Attributing the origins and development of culture to the ways various societies adapt to their particular environments, Harris pits his theory of cultural materialism against such alternative theories of culture as Wilson's sociobiology and Levi-Strauss's structuralism.