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            Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
              

            Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (EPUB ebook)

            By Harari, Yuval Noah

            How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human rights; to trust money, books and laws; and to be enslaved by bureaucracy, timetables and con...sumerism? This book deals with these questions.
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            ISBN 9781448190690
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            Language en
            Released NZ 4 Sep 2014
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society

            Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Christakis, Nicholas A.

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            Drawing on advances in social science, evolutionary biology, genetics, neuroscience, and network science, Blueprint shows how and why evolution has placed us on a humane path -- and how we are united by our common humanity.

            ISBN 9780316423915
            Released NZ 23 Jul 2019
            Publisher Little, Brown
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Foraging Strategies and Natural Diet of Monkeys, Apes, and Humans: Proceedings of a Royal Society Discussion Meeting held on 30 & 31 May 1991
             

            Foraging Strategies and Natural Diet of Monkeys, Apes, and Humans: Proceedings of a Royal Society Discussion Meeting held on 30 & 31 May 1991 (Hardback)

            Edited by Whiten, Andrew; Widdowson, Elsie M.

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            Providing a selection of research reports on the evolution and nature of the natural diet, this volume examines the long process of adaptation between foraging strategies and dietary preferences on the one hand and particular arrays of natural foods and their dietary constituents... on the other.
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            ISBN 9780198522553
            Released NZ 16 Apr 1992
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Proceedings of a Royal Society Discussion Meeting
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            The Anthropology of Disease
             

            The Anthropology of Disease (Hardback)

            Edited by Mascie-Taylor, C. G. N.; etc.

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            This study of disease in past and present human populations provides insight into the relationships between people and their environments. It includes chapters on the definition and development of disease, the biological effects of disease, and the social causes and cultural resp...onses to disease.
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            ISBN 9780198522874
            Released NZ 10 Jun 1993
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Biosocial Society Series
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            The Speciation of Modern Homo Sapiens
             

            The Speciation of Modern Homo Sapiens (Paperback)

            Edited by Crow, T. J.

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            This volume addresses the question of the speciation of modern Homo sapiens. The subject raises profound questions about the nature of the species, our defining characteristic (it is suggested it is language), and the brain changes and their genetic basis that make us distinct.

            ISBN 9780197263112
            Released NZ 1 Apr 2004
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Proceedings of the British Academy
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            Life in a Cave

            Life in a Cave (Paperback)

            By Jordan, Michael; Jordan, Jane

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            What was it like to be a cavemen? What sort of house would you live in? What sort of clothes would you wear? This book shows what it was like to live in prehistoric times, what kind of animals we would have shared the land with, and what our daily life would involve.

            ISBN 9780750946414
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2007
            Publisher The History Press Ltd
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Sutton Life
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            The Bone Readers: Atoms, Genes and the Politics of Australia's Deep Past
             

            The Bone Readers: Atoms, Genes and the Politics of Australia's Deep Past (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Tuniz, Claudio; Gillespie, Richard; Jones, Cheryl

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            This book examines the facts and myths about the first human arrival in Australia and its region; what modern DNA tells us about the origin of Australian Aborigines; theories on the Indonesian hobbits; and who or what killed off Australia's giant marsupials. It explains the scien...ce behind the latest techniques in an accessible way.
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            ISBN 9781741147285
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2009
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            First Steps
             

            First Steps (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By DaSilva, Jeremy

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            Humans are the only mammals to walk on two, rather than four, legs. From an evolutionary perspective, this is an illogical development, as it slows us down. But here we are, suggesting there must have been something tremendous to gain from bipedalism.

            ISBN 9780008342845
            Released NZ 18 May 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            A History of the Mind: Evolution and the Birth of Consciousness
              

            A History of the Mind: Evolution and the Birth of Consciousness (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992)

            By Humphrey, Nicholas

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            From the 'phantom pain' experienced by people who have lost their limbs to the uncanny faculty of 'blindsight,' this book argues that raw sensations are central to all conscious states and that consciousness must have evolved, just like all other mental faculties, over time from ...our ancestors' bodily responses to pain and pleasure.
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            ISBN 9780387987194
            Released NZ 18 Jun 1999
            Publisher Woodslane Pty Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            African Ecology and Human Evolution
             

            African Ecology and Human Evolution (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Bourliere, Francois; Howell, Clark F.

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            This pioneering volume summarizes the results of diverse research on Pleistocene environments and the cultural and biological evolution of man in Africa. The book includes chapters on Pleistocene stratigraphy and climatic changes throughout the African continent; on the ecology, ...biology and sociology of African primate and human populations. Contributors include: C. Arambourg, P. Biberson, W. W. Bishop, Geoffrey Bond, F. Bourliere, Karl W. Butzer, Desmond Clark, H. B. S. Cooke, Irven DeVore, John T. Emlen, A. T. Grove, J. de Heinzelin, J. Hiernaux, Clark Howell, L. S. B. Leakey, I. Liben, T. Monod, R. F. Moreau, R. A. pullan, J. T. Robinson, George B. Schaller, S. L. Washburn. Originally published in 1964.
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            ISBN 9781138861831
            Released NZ 9 Feb 2015
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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