How Cooking Made Us HumanBook - 2009
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.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c2009
Characteristics: v, 309 p. ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: How cooking made us human