Our Promiscuous Prehistory
A Review of Sex at Dawn

Block, Susan
http://www.counterpunch.org/block08192010.html

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  19/08/2010
Year Published:  2010  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX12083

Most otherwise topnotch evolutionary psychologists, primatologists and anthropologists come up with flip, vague or convoluted ways to explain away unpopular evidence. They seem to be trying to squeeze the square peg of monogamy into the round hole of humanity. Ryan and Jethá have chosen a more well-rounded term to characterize the essence of human sexuality as practiced by our prehistoric progenitors: promiscuity.

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