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The Human Story
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The Human Story (Paperback)

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A wonderfully accessible, up-to-the-minute account of human evolution by 'one of the most respected evolutionary psychologists in Britain' (Guardian). Of the dozen or so hominid species once in existence, why are we the only one to have survived? What is it that sets us so firmly apart from all the other creatures with whom we share the planet? How and when did that separation come about?

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesAnthropologyPhysical anthropology & ethnographyScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesHuman biologyScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesLife sciences: general issuesEvolutionScience & MathematicsScience: general issuesPopular science Publisher: Faber & Faber Publication Date: 19/05/2005 ISBN-13: 9780571223039  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Robin Dunbar is currently Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology at Oxford University and a Fellow of Magdalen College. His principal research interest is the evolution of sociality. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1998. His books include The Trouble with Science, 'an eloquent riposte to the anti-science lobby' (Sunday Times), and Grooming, Gossip and the Evolution of Language. The Human Story was described as 'fizzing with recent research and new theories' in the Sunday Times and 'punchy and provocative' by the New Scientist. How Many Friends Does One Person Need?: Dunbar's Number and Other Evolutionary Quirks was published in 2010.

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