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The Resource Humankind : how biology and geography shape human diversity, Alexander H. Harcourt

Humankind : how biology and geography shape human diversity, Alexander H. Harcourt

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Humankind : how biology and geography shape human diversity
Title
Humankind
Title remainder
how biology and geography shape human diversity
Statement of responsibility
Alexander H. Harcourt
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An innovative and illuminating look at how the evolution of the human species has been shaped by the world around us, from anatomy and physiology, to cultural diversity and population density
Summary
Draws on myriad sciences and disciplines to examine how the evolution of the human species has been shaped by the environment, cultural diversity, and population density of different world regions
Writing style
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10430560
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Harcourt, A. H.
Dewey number
304.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Human geography
  • Human evolution
  • Human beings
  • Prehistoric peoples
  • Physical anthropology
  • Biogeography
  • Biological Evolution
  • Anthropology, Physical
  • Genetics, Medical
  • Diet
Target audience
adult
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how biology and geography shape human diversity
Label
Humankind : how biology and geography shape human diversity, Alexander H. Harcourt
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"June 2015"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-320) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Where we are going - and why -- We are all African : the birthplace of humankind -- From here to there and back again : a mostly coastal route out of Africa - across the world? -- How do we know what we think we know? : the science behind the "facts" -- Variety is the spice of life : where we are affects what we are -- Gene maps and the roads less traveled : barriers to movement maintain diversity -- Is man merely a monkey? : human cultural diversity varies across the globe in the same way and for the same reasons as biological diversity -- Islands are special : size and metabolism in a small environment -- We are what we eat : our diet affects our genes, and different regions eat different foods -- What doesn't kill us halts or moves us : other species influence where we can live -- Mad, bad, and dangerous to know : we are bad for many species, even if we help a few -- Conquest and cooperation : humans are bad for each other, even if we occasionally help one another -- Epilogue: Are we going to last the distance?
Control code
ocn892878707
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Extent
324 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781605987842
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)892878707
Label
Humankind : how biology and geography shape human diversity, Alexander H. Harcourt
Publication
Copyright
Note
"June 2015"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-320) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Where we are going - and why -- We are all African : the birthplace of humankind -- From here to there and back again : a mostly coastal route out of Africa - across the world? -- How do we know what we think we know? : the science behind the "facts" -- Variety is the spice of life : where we are affects what we are -- Gene maps and the roads less traveled : barriers to movement maintain diversity -- Is man merely a monkey? : human cultural diversity varies across the globe in the same way and for the same reasons as biological diversity -- Islands are special : size and metabolism in a small environment -- We are what we eat : our diet affects our genes, and different regions eat different foods -- What doesn't kill us halts or moves us : other species influence where we can live -- Mad, bad, and dangerous to know : we are bad for many species, even if we help a few -- Conquest and cooperation : humans are bad for each other, even if we occasionally help one another -- Epilogue: Are we going to last the distance?
Control code
ocn892878707
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Extent
324 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781605987842
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)892878707

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