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The Resource Mother nature : maternal instincts and how they shape the human species, Sarah Blaffer Hrdy

Mother nature : maternal instincts and how they shape the human species, Sarah Blaffer Hrdy

Label
Mother nature : maternal instincts and how they shape the human species
Title
Mother nature
Title remainder
maternal instincts and how they shape the human species
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Blaffer Hrdy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a multidisciplinary study of the distinctive genetic and biological elements of material instinct that discusses the links between maternity and ambition, and mother love and sexual love
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 1999.
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229514
Cataloging source
BKL
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1946-
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Hrdy, Sarah Blaffer
Dewey number
306.8743
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mother and child
  • Motherhood
  • Natural selection
  • Parental behavior in animals
  • Working mothers
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a history of mothers, infants, and natural selection
Label
Mother nature : maternal instincts and how they shape the human species, Sarah Blaffer Hrdy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 603-690) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Motherhood as a minefield -- A new view of mothers -- Underlying mysteries of development -- Unimaginable variation -- The variable environments of evolutionary relevance -- The Milky Way -- From here to maternity -- Family planning primate-style -- Three men and a baby -- The optimal number of fathers -- Who cared? -- Unnatural mothers -- Daughters or sons? It all depends -- Old tradeoffs, new contexts -- Born to attach -- Meeting the eyes of love -- "Secure from what?" or "Secure from whom?" -- Empowering the embryo -- Why be adorable? -- How to be "an infant worth rearing" -- A matter of fat -- Of human bondage -- Alternate paths of development -- Devising better lullabies
Control code
410319
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Ballantine Books edition.
Extent
xix, 723 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780345408938
Lccn
00105737
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780345408938
  • (Sirsi) ADC-4555
Label
Mother nature : maternal instincts and how they shape the human species, Sarah Blaffer Hrdy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 603-690) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Motherhood as a minefield -- A new view of mothers -- Underlying mysteries of development -- Unimaginable variation -- The variable environments of evolutionary relevance -- The Milky Way -- From here to maternity -- Family planning primate-style -- Three men and a baby -- The optimal number of fathers -- Who cared? -- Unnatural mothers -- Daughters or sons? It all depends -- Old tradeoffs, new contexts -- Born to attach -- Meeting the eyes of love -- "Secure from what?" or "Secure from whom?" -- Empowering the embryo -- Why be adorable? -- How to be "an infant worth rearing" -- A matter of fat -- Of human bondage -- Alternate paths of development -- Devising better lullabies
Control code
410319
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Ballantine Books edition.
Extent
xix, 723 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780345408938
Lccn
00105737
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780345408938
  • (Sirsi) ADC-4555

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