For most of human history hunting has been the primary economic activity of men. Hunted animals are valued for their food energy and nutrients, however, hunting is associated with a high risk of failure. Additionally, large animals cannot be consumed entirely by the nuclear family, so much of the harvest may be shared to others. This has led some researchers to ask why men hunt large and difficult game.
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- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2019Note typethesis
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- Field of study: Cultural anthropology