Human

Human

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by Robert Winston
     
 

A highly comprehensive and illustrated account of what makes us what we are: how we evolved, how our bodies work and develop, and how we think and behave, this unbelievable reference examines the qualities all humans share but also highlights the diversity of human society and culture. Profiling more than 250 peoples who inhabit the world and examining fascinating… See more details below

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A highly comprehensive and illustrated account of what makes us what we are: how we evolved, how our bodies work and develop, and how we think and behave, this unbelievable reference examines the qualities all humans share but also highlights the diversity of human society and culture. Profiling more than 250 peoples who inhabit the world and examining fascinating facts - from environmental and health issues to beliefs and customs - Human is the definitive illustrated guide to our species.

Author Biography: Acclaimed scientist and host of several BBC's programs, including The Human Body and Superhuman series, Robert Winston is well known for his charisma and pioneering work with test-tube babies.

Don E. Wilson is Senior Scientist at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution and the author of over 180 scientic publications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756605209
Publisher:
DK Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Series:
Smithsonian Institution Ser.
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
10.30(w) x 12.00(h) x 1.50(d)

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