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- University of California Press 2006; US$ 13.56
We expose it, cover it, paint it, tattoo it, scar it, and pierce it. Our intimate connection with the world, skin protects us while advertising our health, our identity, and our individuality. This dazzling synthetic overview, written with a poetic touch and taking many intriguing side excursions, is a complete guidebook to the pliable covering that... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Living Color is the first book to investigate the social history of skin color from prehistory to the present, showing how our body?s most visible trait influences our social interactions in profound and complex ways. In a fascinating and wide-ranging discussion, Nina G. Jablonski begins with the biology and evolution of skin pigmentation, explaining... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 22.95
We expose it, cover it, paint it, tattoo it, scar it, and pierce it. Our intimate connection with the world, skin protects us while advertising our health, our identity, and our individuality. This dazzling synthetic overview is a complete guidebook to the pliable covering that makes us who we are. Skin: A Natural History celebrates the evolution... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 47.00
Shaping Primate Evolution is a state-of-the-art book on how form is described in primate biology, and the consequences of form for function and behavior. Covering cellular morphometrics through to the primate evolutionary ecology and written by leading researchers, it will be a must-have volume for all functional morphologists. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 84.00
Comparative Primate Socioecology is an exciting new book drawing together recent and controversial findings from field research on a wide variety of primate species including lemurs and humans. It creates a new synthesis and provides methodologies for all those interested in human and non-human primate behaviour and evolution. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 58.00
Human Paleobiology explores the adaptability and variation in past and present human populations under a range of changing environmental conditions. Using a historical approach emphasizing phenotypic features instead of complex taxonomy, it will be a stimulating and challenging read for all those interested in human paleobiology, evolutionary biology... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 54.00
Primate Dentition is a comprehensive reference work on the teeth of extant primates that will serve as a benchmark for researchers in primatology, physical anthropology, comparative anatomy and vertebrate paleontology. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 34.00
It is only comparatively recently in evolutionary terms that humans have developed late-life survival. Looking at anthropological, gerontological and biocultural evidence, Human Senescence explores why humans age only slowly over our lifespan, and what impacts this has on our health and lives today. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 42.00
Computer simulations of evolutionary and genetic processes can help us understand more about the earliest origins of humankind. In this book, Ken Wessen shows graduate students and researchers in human evolution, genetics and biological anthropology how to unpick the complex interactions using novel simulation software, made available on an associated... more...