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Science  14 Jul 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5784, pp. 173-174
DOI: 10.1126/science.1130120

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Behavioral Ecology and the Transition to Agriculture. Douglas J. Kennett and Bruce Winterhalder, Eds.. University of California Press, Berkeley, 2006. 408 pp. $60, £38.95. ISBN 0-520-24647-0.

The contributors, who include both archaeologists and ethnographers, explore the origins of agriculture from the perspective of human behavioral ecology.