The Book of Humans: A Brief History of Culture, Sex, War, and the Evolution of Us

The Book of Humans: A Brief History of Culture, Sex, War, and the Evolution of Us

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In this new evolutionary history, geneticist Adam Rutherford explores the profound paradox of the human animal. Looking for answers across the animal kingdom, he finds that many things once considered exclusively human are not: We aren’t the only species that “speaks,” makes tools, or has sex outside of procreation. Seeing as our genome is 98 percent identical to a chimpanzee’s, our DNA doesn’t set us far apart, either. How, then, did we develop the most complex culture ever observed? The Book of Humans proves that we are animals indeed—and reveals how we truly are extraordinary.
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ISBN: 9781615195909

Published Date: May 12, 2020

Publisher: The Experiment

Language: English

Page Count: 240

Size: 8.25" l x 5.49" w x 0.77"