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- John Blake Publishing 2007; US$ 13.58
We know more about our bodies than ever before, but why are there so many unanswered questions? Why do our elbows and knees bend in opposite directions? Why do men and women walk differently? Why do men have nipples? Why is childbirth so painful? Why do we sleepwalk? This book aims to answer these questions and many others as it traces our evolution.... more...
- John Blake 2007; US$ 9.99
We know more about our bodies than ever before, but there remain many unanswered questions. Accessible and endlessly fascinating, this discussion of evolution and the human body reveals which features humans have inherited from fish, amphibian, reptile, four-legged mammal, and primate ancestors; while also exploring how the human body is likely to... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 33.99
Raymond L. Neubauer presents a view of nature that describes rising complexity in life in terms of increasing information content, first in genes and then in brains. The evolution of the nervous system expanded the capacity to store information with relatively open-ended programs, making learning possible. Portraying four species with high brain-to-body... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 20.99
For all that science knows about the living world, notes David P. Barash, there are even more things that we don't know, genuine evolutionary mysteries that perplex the best minds in biology. Paradoxically, many of these mysteries are very close to home, involving some of the most personal aspects of being human.Homo Mysterious examines a number... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 172.05
Völkerwanderung, Varusschlacht. Mythologie: Dies sind nur einige Stichworte zu einem umfassenden Thema, mit welchem sich Frank Ausbüttel in seinem neuen Buch über die Germanen verständlich und klar gegliedert auseinandersetzt. Von der Herkunft der Germanen über ihre Auseinandersetzungen mit den Römern bis hin zum alltäglichen und gesellschaftlichen... more...
- Souvenir Press 2012; US$ 9.99
In this lively and controversial book, Elaine Morgan presents a challenging interpretation to the question of human evolution. With brilliant logic she argues that our hominid ancestors began to evolve in response to an aquatic environment. Millions of years ago something happened that caused our ancestors to walk on two legs, to lose their fur,... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2011; Not Available
The Untold History of Television provides a captivating glimpse behind the scenes of the groundbreaking series that have both defined and changed the pop culture landscape. David Simon?s The Wire , hands down, has been described by critics and fans alike as simply the best television show, ever . More than just your typical cop drama where the... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 25.99
Richard D. Alexander is an accomplished entomologist who turned his attention to solving some of the most perplexing problems associated with the evolution of human social systems. Using impeccable Darwinian logic and elaborating, extending and adding to the classic theoretical contributions of pioneers of behavioral and evolutionary ecology like George... more...
- AltaMira Press 2000; US$ 33.99
Far from being the province of magic, witchcraft, and sorcery, indigenous understanding of contagious disease in Africa and elsewhere in the developing world very often parallels western concepts of germ theory, according to the author. Labeling this 'indigenous contagion theory (ICT),' Green synthesizes the voluminous ethnographic work on tropical... more...