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In this stunningly original book, Richard Wrangham argues that it was cooking that caused the extraordinary transformation of our ancestors from apelike beings to Homo erectus. 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 labour. As our ancestors adapted to using fire, humans emerged as 'the cooking apes'. Covering ...

Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human 2014, Brilliance Audio

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Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human 2013, Brilliance Corporation, Grand Haven, Michigan

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Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human 2013, Brilliance Audio

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Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human 2010, Basic Books, New York

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Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human 2010, Profile Books Ltd, London

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Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human 2009, Basic Books (AZ), New York, NY

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Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human 2009, Profile Books Ltd, London

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