Dogs & Humans: Evolutionary Allies


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Boyd, R.  A different Kind of Animal: How Culture Transformed Our Species. Princeton Univ. Press, 2018.


Bradshaw, J.  The Animals among Us: How Pets Make Us Human.  Badsic Books, 2017.


Calvin, W. H.  A Brief History of the Mind.  New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2004.


Chaika, E. O.  Humans. Dogs, and Civilization.  Amazon Kindle, 2015.


Cochran, G, and H. Harpending   The 10,000 Year Explosion: How Civilization Accelerated Human Evolution.  Basic Books, 2009.


Conway-Morris, S.  Life's Solution: Inevitable Humans in a Lonely Universe.  Cambridge Univ. Press, 2003.


Coppinger, L. and K. Lord.  Genetics and the Behavior of Domestic Animals: Chapter 6. Differences in the Behavior of Landraces and Breeds of Dogs.  Academic Press, 2013. (Kindle Edition)


Coppinger, R. and L. Coppinger.   Dogs: A New Understanding of Canine Origin, Behavior, and Evolution,  Univ. of Chicago Press, 2002.


Coppinger, R. and L. Coppinger.  What Is a Dog?  Univ. of Chicago Press, 2016. 


Coppinger, R. and M. Feinstein.  How Dogs Work.  Univ. of Chicago Press, 2015. 


Coyne, J. A.  Why Evolution is True.  New York: Viking Press, 2009. 


Darwin, C.  The Descent of Man.  New York: Signet Classic, 2004.


Darwin, C.  The Origin of Species.  New York: Signet Classic, 2003.


Dawkins, R.  The Blind Watchmaker.  New York: W. W. Norton, 1996.


Dawkins, R.  The Greatest Show on Earth: the Evidence for Evolution.  New York: Free Press, 2009.


Dawkins, R.   The Selfish Gene.  New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1976.


Dayan, C.   With Dogs at the Edge of Life.  Columbia Univ. Press, 2016.


Derr, M.  How the Dog Became the Dog: From Wolves to Our Best Friends.  Overlook Press, 2011.


Doidge, N.  The Brain That Changes Itself.  New York: Viking Press, 2007.


Donald, M.  A Mind So Rare: The Evolution of Human Consciousness. New York: W. W. Norton, 2001.


Evans, D. and O. Zarate  Introducing Evolutionary Psychology.  New York: Totem Books, 2000.


Fagan, B. Cro-Magnon: How the Ice Age Gave Birth to the First Modern Humans. New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2010.


Fagan, B.  The Intimate Bond: How Animals Shaped Human History.  Bloomsbury Press, 2015.


Francis, R. C.   Domesticated: Evolution in a Man-made World.  W. W. Norton, 2015.


Franklin, J.  The Wolf in the Parlor: How the Dog Came to Share Your Brain.  Henry Holt & Co., 2009.


Frydenborg, K.  A Dog in the Cave: The Wolves Who Made Us Human.  Houghton-Mifflin, 2017.


Grimm, D.  Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs.  Public Affairs Press, 2014.


Hare, B. and V. Woods.   The Genius of Dogs.  Plume Press, 2013. 


Klein, R. G.  The Human Career: Human Biological and Cultural Origins.  Univ. of Chicago Press, 1999.


Klein, R. G. and B. Edgar.   The Dawn of Human Culture.  John Wiley & Sons, 2002.


Laland, K. N. Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind.  Princeton Univ. Press, 2017.


Lorenz, C.  Man Meets Dog.  Routledge Press, 1954/2002.


Pinker, S. The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined.  Viking Press, 2011.


Pinker, S.   The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature.  New York: Penguin Press, 2002.


Pinker, S. Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress.  Viking Press, 2018.


Shipman, P.  The Animal Connection: A New Perspective on What Makes Us Human.  W. W. Norton, 2011.


Shipman, P.  The Invaders: How Humans and their Dogs Drove Neanderthals to their Extinction. Belknap Press, 2015.


Stone, L., et al.  Genes, Culture, and Human Evolution.  London: Blackwell Publishing, 2007.


Tattersall, I.  Extinct Humans.  Basic Books, 2001.


Tattersall, I.  Paleontology: A Brief History of Life.  Templeton Press, 2010.


Wade, N.  Before the Dawn.  New York: Penguin Press, 2006.


Wade, N.  The Faith Instinct.  New York: Penguin Press, 2009.


Wilson, D. S. Darwin's Cathedral: Evolution, Religion, and the Nature of Society. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2003.


Wilson, E. O.  Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge.  New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998.


Wilson, E. O.  The Origins of Creativity.  W. W. Norton, 2017.


Wrangham, R. and D. Peterson  Demonic Males: Apes and the Origins of Human Violence. New York: Mariner Books, 1996.


Wright, R.  The Moral Animal.  New York: Vintage Books, 1994.


Wright, R.  Non-Zero: The Logic of Human Destiny.  New York: Vintage Books, 2001