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The third chimpanzee : the evolution and future of the human animal, Jared Diamond

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The third chimpanzee : the evolution and future of the human animal
Title
The third chimpanzee
Title remainder
the evolution and future of the human animal
Statement of responsibility
Jared Diamond
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A renowned scientist examines the less than two percent of human genes that distinguish us from chimpanzees and that link human behaviors--such as genocide, drug addiction, and the extermination of other species--to our animal predecessors
Cataloging source
CUY
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Diamond, Jared M
Dewey number
  • 573.2
  • 576.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human evolution
  • Social evolution
  • Nature
Label
The third chimpanzee : the evolution and future of the human animal, Jared Diamond
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"P.S., insights, interviews & more": pages [1]-16 (3rd group)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-391) 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
  • An animal with a strange life cycle.
  • 3.
  • The evolution of human sexuality ;
  • 4.
  • The science of adultery ;
  • 5.
  • How we pick our mates and sex partners ;
  • 6.
  • Sexual selection, and the origin of human races ;
  • 7.
  • Prologue
  • Why do we grow old and die?
  • Part 3.
  • Uniquely human.
  • 8.
  • Bridges to human language ;
  • 9.
  • Animal origins of art ;
  • 10.
  • Agriculture's mixed blessings ;
  • 11.
  • Part 1.
  • Why do we smoke, drink, and use dangerous drugs? ;
  • 12.
  • Alone in a crowded universe
  • Part 4.
  • World conquerors.
  • 13.
  • The last first contacts ;
  • 14.
  • Accidental conquerors ;
  • 15.
  • Just another species of big mammal.
  • Horses, Hittites, and history ;
  • 16.
  • In black and white
  • Part 5.
  • Reversing our progress overnight.
  • 17.
  • The golden age that never was ;
  • 18.
  • Blitzkrieg and Thanksgiving in the New World ;
  • 19.
  • 1.
  • The second cloud
  • Epilogue : Nothing learned and everything forgotten?
  • Acknowledgments
  • Further readings
  • Index
  • A tale of three chimps ;
  • 2.
  • The great leap forward
  • Part 2.
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
viii, 407, 16 pages
Isbn
9780060845506
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780060845506
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocm63839931
  • (OCoLC)63839931
Label
The third chimpanzee : the evolution and future of the human animal, Jared Diamond
Publication
Note
"P.S., insights, interviews & more": pages [1]-16 (3rd group)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-391) 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
  • An animal with a strange life cycle.
  • 3.
  • The evolution of human sexuality ;
  • 4.
  • The science of adultery ;
  • 5.
  • How we pick our mates and sex partners ;
  • 6.
  • Sexual selection, and the origin of human races ;
  • 7.
  • Prologue
  • Why do we grow old and die?
  • Part 3.
  • Uniquely human.
  • 8.
  • Bridges to human language ;
  • 9.
  • Animal origins of art ;
  • 10.
  • Agriculture's mixed blessings ;
  • 11.
  • Part 1.
  • Why do we smoke, drink, and use dangerous drugs? ;
  • 12.
  • Alone in a crowded universe
  • Part 4.
  • World conquerors.
  • 13.
  • The last first contacts ;
  • 14.
  • Accidental conquerors ;
  • 15.
  • Just another species of big mammal.
  • Horses, Hittites, and history ;
  • 16.
  • In black and white
  • Part 5.
  • Reversing our progress overnight.
  • 17.
  • The golden age that never was ;
  • 18.
  • Blitzkrieg and Thanksgiving in the New World ;
  • 19.
  • 1.
  • The second cloud
  • Epilogue : Nothing learned and everything forgotten?
  • Acknowledgments
  • Further readings
  • Index
  • A tale of three chimps ;
  • 2.
  • The great leap forward
  • Part 2.
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
viii, 407, 16 pages
Isbn
9780060845506
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780060845506
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocm63839931
  • (OCoLC)63839931

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