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The Resource The red queen : sex and the evolution of human nature, Matt Ridley

The red queen : sex and the evolution of human nature, Matt Ridley

Label
The red queen : sex and the evolution of human nature
Title
The red queen
Title remainder
sex and the evolution of human nature
Statement of responsibility
Matt Ridley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Referring to Lewis Carroll's Red Queen from Through the Looking-Glass, a character who has to keep running to stay in the same place, Matt Ridley demonstrates why sex is humanity's best strategy for outwitting its constantly mutating internal predators." -- back cover
Summary
A look at the implications of sex and human nature draws on cutting-edge research to detail the evolution of sex in plants and animals and to illustrate how it influences our intellect, our choice of mates, and our social structure
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
212885
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ridley, Matt
Dewey number
599.93/8
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human evolution
  • Social evolution
  • Sex
  • Human evolution
  • Sex
  • Social evolution
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
sex and the evolution of human nature
Label
The red queen : sex and the evolution of human nature, Matt Ridley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Viking, 1993
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [369]-393) 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
Human nature -- The enigma -- The power of parasites -- Genetic mutiny and gender -- The peacock's tale -- Polygamy and the nature of men -- Monogamy and the nature of women -- Sexing the mind -- The uses of beauty -- The intellectual chess game -- Epilogue: the self-domesticated ape
Control code
ocm51647516
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Perennial ed.
Extent
ix, 405 p.
Isbn
9780060556570
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003043356
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)51647516
Label
The red queen : sex and the evolution of human nature, Matt Ridley
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Viking, 1993
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [369]-393) 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
Human nature -- The enigma -- The power of parasites -- Genetic mutiny and gender -- The peacock's tale -- Polygamy and the nature of men -- Monogamy and the nature of women -- Sexing the mind -- The uses of beauty -- The intellectual chess game -- Epilogue: the self-domesticated ape
Control code
ocm51647516
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Perennial ed.
Extent
ix, 405 p.
Isbn
9780060556570
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003043356
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)51647516

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