ISBN-10:
158834066X
ISBN-13:
9781588340665
Pub. Date:
09/17/2002
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Press
In Light of Our Differences: How Diversity in Nature and Culture Makes Us Human

In Light of Our Differences: How Diversity in Nature and Culture Makes Us Human

by David Harmon

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ISBN-13: 9781588340665
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 09/17/2002
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

David Harmon cofounded Terralingua, an international nonprofit organization supporting the world's linguistic, cultural, and biological diversity. He is also executive director of the George Wright Society, an association of researchers and resource managers advancing the scientific and heritage values of parks and other protected areas.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Voltaire's Solution Chapter 2 The Converging Extinction Crises Chapter 3 Species, Languages, and the Structure of Diversity Chapter 4 What We Do With Difference Chapter 5 Diversity and the Human Indentity

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