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Human biology

Paperback. How well do our instincts equip us for twenty-first century? This book takes us on a journey into the human mind. It takes a personal look at the relationship between science and religion and explores those very instincts that make us human. Num Pages: 432 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.), col. ports. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSX; VSP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 26. Weight in Grams: 306. Clean copy with some shelf wear
Publisher
Bantam
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KOC0022636
ISBN
9780553814927

€ 4.64

Hardcover. A startling investigation of what it means to be human. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 161 x 238 x 34. Weight in Grams: 622. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Publisher
Fourth Estate
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRA0002214
ISBN
9780007447794

€ 4.64

Paperback. The Descent of Man is Darwin's second book, first published in 1871. In this edition, Darwin applies evolutionary theory to humans and details his theory of sexual selection. Series Editor(s): Griffith, Tom. Series: Wordsworth Classics of World Literature. Num Pages: 464 pages, illustrations (black and white). BIC Classification: PSAJ; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 169 x 36. Weight in Grams: 446.
Publisher
Wordsworth Editions Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
464
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781840226980
ISBN
9781840226980

€ 6.27

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
€ 7.90

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. A concise and gripping account of eugenics from its origins in the twentieth century and beyond. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 168 pages, 10. BIC Classification: PDX; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 113 x 174 x 9. Weight in Grams: 128.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
2nd ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199385904
ISBN
9780199385904

€ 9.99
€ 9.39

Paperback. Provides an introduction to the main issues and findings in brain research. This book describes the historical developments behind our understanding of what the brain is and what it does, and explores the key questions neuroscientists face concerning the relationship between the brain and thought, memories, perceptions, and actions. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 152 pages, 19 halftones and line drawings. BIC Classification: MJN; PDZ; PSAN; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 179 x 114 x 9. Weight in Grams: 120.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
152
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192853929
ISBN
9780192853929

€ 10.99
€ 10.18

Paperback. One of the leading scientists in the field explores the hidden connection between our guts and our health Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: MBNH3; PDZ; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 23. Weight in Grams: 254.
Publisher
W&N
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780229003
ISBN
9781780229003

€ 10.99
€ 10.19

Paperback. Human life is a staggeringly strange thing. On the surface of a ball of rock falling around a nuclear fireball in the blackness of a vacuum the laws of nature conspired to create a naked ape that can look up at the stars and wonder where it came from. Num Pages: 272 pages, (16-page colour plate section), With index. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSX; WNX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 25. Weight in Grams: 282.
Publisher
William Collins
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780008125080
ISBN
9780008125080

€ 10.99
€ 10.19

Paperback. For too long the Neanderthals have been seen as dim-witted evolutionary dead-enders who looked and behaved completely differently from us, but their story has been transformed thanks to new discoveries and advances in scientific techniques. This book takes a look at the whole story of the Neanderthals. Num Pages: 208 pages, 77 illustrations, 20 in colour. BIC Classification: HDDA; PSXE. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 198 x 31. Weight in Grams: 336.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500292044
ISBN
9780500292044

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. When did the first people arrive here? What did they look like? How did they survive? Who were the Neanderthals? The author takes us back to when it was so tropical we lived alongside hippos, elephants and sabre-toothed tigers or to times so cold we hunted reindeer and mammoth, and to others even colder when we were forced to flee a wall of ice. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.), col. maps, ports. (some col.). BIC Classification: 1DBK; HBJD1; JHMP; PDZ; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 190 x 111 x 18. Weight in Grams: 226.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141018133
ISBN
9780141018133

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Paperback. Tells the story of how one creature's journey out of the water made the human body what it is today - and one man's voyage of discovery in search of our origins. This book reveals the secrets of our biology: why if we want to understand our limbs we should take a close look at Tiktaalik, the first fish capable of doing a push-up. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MFC; PDZ; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 128 x 19. Weight in Grams: 192.
Publisher
Unknown
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141027586
ISBN
9780141027586

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

Mass Market Paperback. What makes us human? How did we develop language, thought and culture? Why did we survive, and other human species fail? How did this extraordinary proliferation of species come about - and then go extinct? This book shows it was our social and cognitive changes which truly made us distinct from other species. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: PSAJ; PSX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 182 x 151 x 20. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Pelican
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141975313
ISBN
9780141975313

€ 11.99
€ 10.95

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. Presents an analogy for the way the human mind has evolved. Arguing against a whole tradition that praises our human minds as the most perfect result of evolution, this book shows how imperfect and ill-adapted our brains really are. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: PSX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 195 x 127 x 15. Weight in Grams: 180.
Publisher
Faber & Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571236527
ISBN
9780571236527

€ 11.99
€ 10.98

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

Paperback. Why are there two sexes? How different are they and why? Why can't a woman be more like a man? Or should the question be: why can't a man be more like a woman? Controversy rages around sex and gender, but just what are the differences and how are they determined? This book deals with these questions. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: JMU; PDZ; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 14. Weight in Grams: 176.
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571279258
ISBN
9780571279258

€ 11.99
€ 10.98

Paperback. From the bestselling author of Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Musicophilia. Num Pages: 384 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QSPS; JHM; PDZ; PSX; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 25. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
Picador USA
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780330526104
ISBN
9780330526104

€ 11.99
€ 11.22

Paperback. Series: Prelude Science Classics. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSX; VFD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Prelude
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781911440574
ISBN
9781911440574

€ 11.30

Paperback. More than 98 percent of human genes are shared with two species of chimpanzee. The 'third' chimpanzee is man. This work surveys life-cycle, culture, sexuality and destructive urges both towards ourselves and the planet to explore the ways in which we are uniquely human yet still influenced by our animal origins. Num Pages: 368 pages, 14 illustrations. BIC Classification: JHMP; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 268.
Publisher
Vintage
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099913801
ISBN
9780099913801

€ 12.00
€ 11.68

Paperback. A startling investigation of what it means to be human. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
Fourth Estate
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007447817
ISBN
9780007447817

€ 12.00
€ 11.73

Paperback. 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 15. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780190603397
ISBN
9780190603397

€ 12.00
€ 11.76

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

€ 12.00
€ 11.76

Paperback. The most important investigation of genetic science since The Selfish Gene, from the author of the critically acclaimed and best-selling The Red Queen and The Origins of Virtue. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: HPCF; PDZ; PSAK; PSX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 197 x 127 x 25. Weight in Grams: 250.
Publisher
Fourth Estate Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9781857028355
ISBN
9781857028355

€ 12.00
€ 11.76

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