"The Territorial Imperative"
Did You Know?
Not in innocence, and not in Asia, was mankind born. The home of our fathers was that African highland reaching north from the Cape to the Lakes of the Nile. Here we came about--slowly, ever so slowly--on a sky-swept savanna glowing with menace.
Playwright and screenwriter. Graduate from the University of Chicago, Guggenheim Fellowship (1937-38), Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Wrote several controversial books on anthropology, notably the widely read "The Territorial Imperative", which dealt with the origins of human behaviour. Lived in Rome, Italy, for 15 years, then spent his final two years in South Africa.