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The Origins of Human Society Are More Complex Than We Thought

Vivek V. Venkataraman The Conversation
What kind of society did people live in for most of our history? There is strong evidence that humans lived in nomadic egalitarian bands. This does not mean that humans are naturally egalitarian. Like us, our ancestors faced complex politics.

Five Turning Points in the Evolution of Wine

Christopher Howard Sapiens
Anthropologists have helped uncork the fascinating history of winemaking—from drunken primates to Stone Age seed domestication to intoxicating religious rites.
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