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Paperback. Female and male brains are different, thanks to hormones coursing through the brain before birth. This title argues passionately that the analysis of gender differences deserves far more rigorous, biologically sophisticated science. Num Pages: 408 pages, 15 line illustrations, 3 tables. BIC Classification: JFSJ; PD; PSC; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 235 x 26. Weight in Grams: 466.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
408
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674063518
ISBN
9780674063518

€ 23.99
€ 20.84

Paperback. Num Pages: 170 pages, 1 black & white tables, 7 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: JHMC; MBS; PSXM. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 246 x 174. .
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
4th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138201866
ISBN
9781138201866

€ 46.28

Hardcover. An extensively researched account of the history of the cave man character in modern popular culture, tracing its roots back to Victorian Britain Series Editor(s): Richards, Jeffrey. Series: Studies in Popular Culture. Num Pages: 224 pages, 24 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HBAH; HBLL; HBTB; PSXE. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Manchester University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781526113849
ISBN
9781526113849

€ 25.04

Paperback. BIC Classification: PSA; PSX. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). .
Publisher
McGraw-Hill Education
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
15th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781259921865
ISBN
9781259921865

€ 73.14

Paperback. Why women evolved to have orgasms - when most of their primate relatives don't - is a persistent mystery among evolutionary biologists. In pursuing this mystery, this book arrives at another: how could anything as inadequate as the evolutionary explanations of the female orgasm have passed muster as science? Num Pages: 320 pages, 2 tables. BIC Classification: PSX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 203 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674022461
ISBN
9780674022461

€ 34.99
€ 29.48

Hardcover. This book explores how the study of isolated and migrant populations can help us to understand disease etiology and the ongoing evolution of Mankind. Editor(s): Roberts, Derek F.; Fujiki, N. (Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Genetics, Fukui Medical School, Japan); Torizuka, K. Series: Society for the Study of Human Biology Symposium Series. Num Pages: 280 pages, 81 b/w illus. BIC Classification: JHMP; PSX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 580.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
280
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1992
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521419123
ISBN
9780521419123

€ 134.99

Paperback. A wide-ranging and inclusive text focusing on topics in human evolution and the understanding of modern human variation and adaptability. Editor(s): Muehlenbein, Michael P. Num Pages: 634 pages, 98 b/w illus. 28 tables 200 exercises. BIC Classification: JHM; PSAJ; PSX. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 273 x 219 x 29. Weight in Grams: 1740.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
634
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521705103
ISBN
9780521705103

€ 59.14

Hardcover. This entertaining tour of the brain answers such fundamental questions as, What is the purpose of the brain? What is an emotion? What is a memory? How does food affect how you feel? Dr. Wenk has skillfully blended the highest scholarly standards with illuminating insights, gentle humor, and welcome simplicity. Series: What Everyone Needs to Know. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSAN; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140 x 25. .
Publisher
OUP USA
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780190603403
ISBN
9780190603403

€ 52.25
€ 40.96

Paperback. Num Pages: 424 pages, illus. BIC Classification: 1KLSR; 2AB; 2ADS; JHMP; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 168 x 24. Weight in Grams: 694.
SKU
V9788776020514
ISBN
9788776020514

€ 16.99
€ 7.88

Paperback. The worldwide prominence of snakes in religion, myth, and folklore underscores our deep connection to the serpent - but why, when so few of us have firsthand experience? The answer, this book suggests, lies in the singular impact of snakes on primate evolution. Num Pages: 224 pages, 33 line illustrations, 3 tables. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 157 x 15. Weight in Grams: 332.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674061965
ISBN
9780674061965

€ 23.99
€ 20.84

Paperback. Investigates the emotional and moral lives of the Chinese people as they adjust to the challenges of modernity. Sharing a medical anthropology and cultural psychiatry perspective, this title delves into intimate and sometimes hidden areas of personal life and social practice to observe and narrate the drama of Chinese individualization. Num Pages: 322 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JHMC; PSXM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 161 x 230 x 20. Weight in Grams: 514. The Moral Life of the Person. 322 pages. Investigates the emotional and moral lives of the Chinese people as they adjust to the challenges of modernity. Sharing a medical anthropology and cultural psychiatry perspective, this title delves into intimate and sometimes hidden areas of personal life and social practice to observe and narrate the drama of Chinese individualization. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JHMC; PSXM. Dimension: 161 x 230 x 20. Weight: 432.
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
322
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
First Edition, What Anthropology and Psychiatry Te
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520269453
ISBN
9780520269453

€ 31.99
€ 27.95

Hardcover. Num Pages: 544 pages, 75 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFS; JHMP; JMR; PSAJ; PSAK; PSX; RGC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231160766
ISBN
9780231160766

€ 95.80
€ 90.43

Hardcover. In this book, the authors provide a fascinating narrative of the mental life of Neandertals, to the extent that it can be reconstructed from fossil and archaeological remains. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: HDDA; PDZ; PSXM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 163 x 241 x 21. Weight in Grams: 434.
Publisher
OUP USA
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199742820
ISBN
9780199742820

€ 24.99
€ 18.76

Paperback. Prehistoric settlements Num Pages: 176 pages, 100ill. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3D; HDD; PSXE. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 174 x 263 x 14. Weight in Grams: 462.
Publisher
Tempus Pub Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752425474
ISBN
9780752425474

€ 20.53

Paperback. While intended primarily for non-majors, this forward looking cancer biology book will appeal to a wide ranging audience. Introductory chapters on molecular, cellular, and genetic information bring unprepared students up to speed for the rest of the book and serve as a useful refresher for those with previous biology background. Num Pages: 424 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MJCL; PSX. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 246 x 172 x 20. Weight in Grams: 896.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Number of pages
424
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405156066
ISBN
9781405156066

€ 54.99
€ 53.97

Paperback. A philosophical examination and celebration of the human hand. Num Pages: 368 pages, 1ill. BIC Classification: HPM; JHMP; PSX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 181 x 233 x 22. Weight in Grams: 582.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748617388
ISBN
9780748617388

€ 39.57

Paperback. An account by Michael Werner where he describes how he stopped eating in 2001 and has survived well without food ever since. Werner also describes in detail how and why he came to give up food, and what his life is like without it. Num Pages: 240 pages, 8 halftones. BIC Classification: MBNH3; PSB; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 215 x 139 x 21. Weight in Grams: 350.
Publisher
Clairview Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9781905570058
ISBN
9781905570058

€ 16.99
€ 13.29

Paperback. Num Pages: 352 pages, 2 X 8pp colour. BIC Classification: MFG; PDZ; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 22. Weight in Grams: 254.
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781444737776
ISBN
9781444737776

€ 13.99
€ 11.73

Paperback. The story of the global response to the HIV epidemic, told from the perspective of community organizers, activists, and people living with HIV in West Africa between 1994 and 2000. Series: Body, Commodity, Text. Num Pages: 256 pages, 2 tables. BIC Classification: 1HFD; JFFH2; MBNH; MBS; PSXM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 14. Weight in Grams: 372.
Publisher
Duke University Press Books
Number of pages
248
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822348740
ISBN
9780822348740

€ 29.99
€ 26.63

Paperback. Named by Sigmund Freud as 'one of the ten most significant books' ever written, Darwin's "Descent of Man" continues to shape the way we think about what it is that makes us uniquely human. In this book, the authors call for a radical re-assessment of the book, arguing that its core ideas on race were fired by Darwin's hatred of slavery. Num Pages: 864 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSAJ; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 37. Weight in Grams: 588.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
864
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140436310
ISBN
9780140436310

€ 16.99
€ 13.29

Paperback. A ground-breaking and lively exploration of the latest research on the brain. Series: Beginner's Guides. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white line drawings, figures, colour plates. BIC Classification: PSX; VFD. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 197 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Oneworld Publications United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781851685943
ISBN
9781851685943

€ 15.99
€ 12.60

Hardcover. Considers gross, surface features visible using microscopic examination, histological and radiological features of bone, that can be used to help investigate metabolic bone diseases. This book features photographs and line drawings illustrating gross, histological and radiological features associated with each of the conditions. Num Pages: 350 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: HDW; PSXM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 160 x 24. Weight in Grams: 644.
Publisher
Academic Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780123704863
ISBN
9780123704863

€ 74.57
€ 68.09

Hardcover. This book explores the socio-political implications of human heredity from the second half of the nineteenth century to the present postgenomic moment. It discusses eugenics, the modern synthesis, and epigenetics. Meloni argues that thanks to findings in epigenetics we may be witnessing a return to 'soft heredity'. Num Pages: 272 pages, 2 black & white line drawings, 1 black & white tables. BIC Classification: PDA; PSAK; PSX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 141. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137377715
ISBN
9781137377715

€ 97.34

Paperback. Neanderthals - no less than another kind of human - almost made it, finally dying out just 28,000 years ago. What caused us to survive while they went extinct? Ecology holds the clues, argues Clive Finlayson. It comes down to climate change and chance. There was little in it, and things could have turned out quite differently. Num Pages: 288 pages, 5 black and white illustrations and 1 table. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSXE. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 214.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199239191
ISBN
9780199239191

€ 13.99
€ 11.81

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