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Paperback. Explanations and accounts of our own origins have become one of the popular of various areas in science. The discovery of fossils and artefact's has its own intrinsic interest. This volume is a reference work that sets out and evaluates the basic knowledge and theory relevant to these origins of these abilities. Editor(s): Lock, Andrew; Peters, Charles R. Num Pages: 912 pages, 0. BIC Classification: CFF; JHM; PSAJ; PSX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 195 x 251 x 50. Weight in Grams: 1658.
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
912
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631216902
ISBN
9780631216902

€ 94.16

Hardcover. Review of brain evolution in primates including humans. Editor(s): Falk, Dean; Gibson, Kathleen R. Num Pages: 364 pages, 70 b/w illus. 9 tables. BIC Classification: PSAN; PSVW79; PSXE. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 165 x 242 x 30. Weight in Grams: 696.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
364
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521642712
ISBN
9780521642712

€ 123.71

Hardcover. The social anthropology of sickness and health has always been concerned with religious cosmologies. The chapters cover a range of ethnographic areas and examine notions of personhood, agency, uncertainty and control among other questions. Editor(s): Littlewood, Roland; Lynch, Rebecca. Num Pages: 226 pages. BIC Classification: PSXM. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 258 x 236 x 18. Weight in Grams: 458.
Publisher
Berghahn Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785331770
ISBN
9781785331770

€ 73.14
€ 27.67

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. In this volume, studies of bone growth and development illustrate new methods and insights that enhance the anthropological understanding of skeletal variation. Editor(s): Percival, Christopher J.; Richtsmeier, Joan T. Series: Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology. Num Pages: 332 pages, 48 b/w illus. 20 tables. BIC Classification: PSXM. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 247 x 174. .
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107122789
ISBN
9781107122789

€ 76.88

Paperback. Editor(s): Bamford, Sandra; Leach, James. Series: Fertility, Reproduction & Sexuality. Num Pages: 302 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JHBK; JHMP; PSXM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 151 x 229 x 8. Weight in Grams: 434. The Genealogical Model Reconsidered. Series: Fertility, Reproduction & Sexuality. 302 pages, black & white illustrations. Editor(s): Bamford, Sandra; Leach, James. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: JHBK; JHMP; PSXM. Dimension: 151 x 229 x 8. Weight: 414.
Publisher
Berghahn Books
Number of pages
302
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857456397
ISBN
9780857456397

€ 30.99
€ 27.73

Hardcover. This book is about the microbes that live in us and are essential for us to live and presents a research-level review of the current understanding of human microbiomes, the functions that they bring to the host, how we can model them, their role in health and disease and the methods used to explore them. Editor(s): Marchesi, Julian K. Series: Advances in Molecular and Cellular Microbiology. Num Pages: 208 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: MMFM; PSG; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 184 x 251 x 18. Weight in Grams: 626.
Publisher
CABI Publishing United Kingdom
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780640495
ISBN
9781780640495

€ 101.89

Paperback. This volume reflects clinical and experimental research on selenium. Papers focus on biomedical and ecological aspects of this element, with special emphasis on the distribution of selenium in body organs and fluids, and its role and mechanisms in human disease. Editor(s): Schrauzer, Gerhard N. Num Pages: 316 pages, 7 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: MBGR; MF; PSX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 254 x 178 x 17. Weight in Grams: 1230.
Publisher
Humana Press Inc. United States
Number of pages
316
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988
Condition
New
SKU
V9780896031548
ISBN
9780896031548

€ 123.84

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
€ 12.54

Paperback. Traces the epic routes by which our human ancestors set out from Africa and peopled the entire planet. Num Pages: 384 pages, Colour Inserts. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSXE. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 27. Weight in Grams: 314. 384 pages, Colour Inserts. Traces the epic routes by which our human ancestors set out from Africa and peopled the entire planet. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: PDZ; PSXE. Dimension: 198 x 129 x 27. Weight: 322.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Paperbacks
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408802885
ISBN
9781408802885

€ 16.99
€ 14.71

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
€ 54.13

Hardcover. Sylhet, the area of Bangladesh most closely associated with overseas migration, has seen an increase in remittances sent home from abroad, introducing new inequalities. Social change has also been mediated by the global forces of Western biomedicine and orthodox Islam. This book examines the effects of these modernizing trends on mental health.. Num Pages: 238 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FKB; JHBK; MBPK; PSXM. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 162 x 233 x 16. Weight in Grams: 444. Mental Illness, Modernity and Islam in Sylhet, Bangladesh. 252 pages, 25 ills. Sylhet, the area of Bangladesh most closely associated with overseas migration, has seen an increase in remittances sent home from abroad, introducing new inequalities. Social change has also been mediated by the global forces of Western biomedicine and orthodox Islam. This book examines the effects of these modernizing trends on mental health. Cateogry: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. BIC Classification: 1FKB; JHBK; MBPK; PSXM. Dimension: 162 x 233 x 16. Weight: 444.
Publisher
Berghahn Books
Number of pages
238
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857454881
ISBN
9780857454881

€ 108.07
€ 104.54

Paperback. The debut of a female Steve Jones - likeable, literate, lucid and laconic. A sprightly, lavishly illustrated book on the science of human survival. Num Pages: 352 pages, 80 b/w illus, With index. BIC Classification: MFG; MMR; PDZ; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 260.
Publisher
Flamingo
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780006551256
ISBN
9780006551256

€ 11.99
€ 10.98

Paperback. Combines an otherworldly journey through the central nervous system with an account of how the brain's anatomy has often misled anatomists about its function. This book shows that for hundreds of years, natural philosophers have been interested in the gray matter inside our skulls, but all they had to go on was its structure. Num Pages: 352 pages, 30 halftones. BIC Classification: MFC; MJN; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 145 x 23. Weight in Grams: 470.
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674034587
ISBN
9780674034587

€ 23.99
€ 21.18

Paperback. The first publication to outline the complex global story of human migration and dispersal throughout the whole of human prehistory. Utilizing archaeological, linguistic and biological evidence, Peter Bellwood traces the journeys of the earliest hunter-gatherer and agriculturalist migrants as critical elements in the evolution of human lifeways. Num Pages: 326 pages, maps, figures. BIC Classification: PSXE. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 243 x 173 x 15. Weight in Grams: 498.
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
326
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405189088
ISBN
9781405189088

€ 31.25

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

€ 20.49

Paperback. Building on the success of the second edition, this truly accessible textbook comprehensively covers the 2008 AS and A2 level Human Biology specifications for all the main UK exam boards.The book also has a companion website which is free to book users providing extra resources. Series: Collins Advanced Science. Num Pages: 608 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.). BIC Classification: 4KL; PSX. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 279 x 222 x 30. Weight in Grams: 1746.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers United Kingdom
Number of pages
608
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
Third edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007267514
ISBN
9780007267514

€ 55.39

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

€ 74.77
€ 68.29

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
€ 13.33

Paperback. Num Pages: 598 pages, colour illustrations, colour tables, maps, figures. BIC Classification: MFG; PSX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 215 x 277 x 20. Weight in Grams: 1146.
Publisher
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
8th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781284031812
ISBN
9781284031812

€ 85.07

Paperback. Human domination of our earth is now so complete that it is easy to forget how recently our role in the history of our planet began: the earliest apes evolved around 20 million years ago, yet homo sapiens has existed for a mere 160,000 years. This title explores various aspects of the study of ape and human evolution. Num Pages: 240 pages, 433 illustrations, 180 in colour. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSAJ; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 254 x 193 x 18. Weight in Grams: 870.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500288986
ISBN
9780500288986

€ 20.99
€ 16.43

Hardcover. Human evolution explains how we have found ourselves in the wrong place at the wrong time. Issues of modern living; depression, obesity, and environmental destruction, can be understood in relation to our evolutionary past. An awareness of this past and its relation to the present can help limit their impact on the future. Num Pages: 408 pages, 12 figures. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSAJ; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 143 x 204 x 32. Weight in Grams: 484. Modern Living and Human Evolution. 408 pages, 12 figures. Human evolution explains how we have found ourselves in the wrong place at the wrong time. Issues of modern living; depression, obesity, and environmental destruction, can be understood in relation to our evolutionary past. An awareness of this past and its relation to the present can help limit their impact on the future. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: PDZ; PSAJ; PSX. Dimension: 143 x 204 x 32. Weight: 484.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
408
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Edition
2008th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230201828
ISBN
9780230201828

€ 19.99
€ 9.00

Paperback. Obesity, autism, mental health problems, IBS, allergies, auto-immunity, cancer. Does the answer to the modern epidemic of 'Western' diseases lie in our gut? Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: PSX; VFD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
William Collins
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007584055
ISBN
9780007584055

€ 11.99
€ 10.98

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