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- Origin Press 2014; US$ 14.99
For millennia, great thinkers have contemplated the meaning and purpose of human existence; but while most assumed that humanity was the end point of creation or the pinnacle of evolution, Ted Chu makes the provocative claim that the human race may in fact be a means rather than an end?that humankind will give rise to evolutionary successors. In this... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
Recording memories, mind reading, videotaping our dreams, mind control, avatars, and telekinesis - no longer are these feats of the mind solely the province of overheated science fiction. As Michio Kaku reveals, not only are they possible, but with the latest advances in brain science and recent astonishing breakthroughs in technology, they already... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
This book constitutes the first time in the field of developmental psychology that cross-cultural roots of minority child development have been studied in their ancestral societies in a systematic way--and by an international group of researchers. Most child development and child psychology texts take cultural diversity in development into account... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 28.95
NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ?Compelling?.Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip? ?The New York Times Book Review The New York Times best-selling author of PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE, PHYSICS OF THE FUTURE and HYPERSPACE tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: ... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 230.00
One of the greatest challenges for the apparel industry is to produce garments that fit customers properly. Anthropometry, apparel sizing and design addresses the need for improved characterization of our populations in order to tailor garments according to size, weight and shape of consumers. This book reviews techniques in anthropometry, sizing system... more...
- Left Coast Press 2014; US$ 94.00
Our understanding of human origins has been revolutionized by new discoveries in the past two decades. In this book, three leading paleoanthropologists and physical scientists illuminate, in friendly, accessible language, the amazing findings behind the latest theories. They describe new scientific and technical tools for dating, DNA analysis, remote... more...
- Basic Books 2014; US$ 27.99
A preeminent geneticist hunts the Neanderthal genome to answer the biggest question of them all: what does it mean to be human? What can we learn from the genes of our closest evolutionary relatives? Neanderthal Man tells the story of geneticist Svante Pääbo?s mission to answer that question, beginning with the study of DNA in Egyptian mummies... more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 20.99
In this fresh and provocative view of a seven-million-year evolutionary journey, Finlayson demonstrates the radical implications for the interpretation of fossils and technologies and shows that understanding humans within an ecological context provides insights into the emergence and spread of Homo sapiens worldwide. Finlayson argues that environmental... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 89.95
Forensic Anthropology: Current Methods and Practice approaches forensic anthropology as a modern science, introducing the reader to a comprehensive and current perspective of the field. This is achieved by drawing on the varied experiences, backgrounds and practices of working forensic anthropologists, and through the use of numerous case studies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00
Anthropological contributions to the study of infectious disease and to the study of actual infectious disease eradication programmes have rarely been collected in one volume. In the era of AIDS and the global resurgance of infectious diseases such as tuberculosis and malaria, there is widespread interest and concern about the cultural, ecological... more...