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  • Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
    Sapiens (English, Paperback) Yuval Noah Harari

    **Over 1 million copies sold** **The Sunday Times #1 bestseller** FIRE gave us power FARMING made us hungry for more MONEY gave us purpose SCIENCE made us deadly This is the thrilling account of our extraordinary history - from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.

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  • The Master and His Emissary by Iain McGilchrist
    The Master and His Emissary (English, Paperback) Iain McGilchrist

    Now available in a larger format, this title offers a fascinating exploration of the differences between the brain's right and left hemispheres and their effects on society, history, and culture.

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  • Childhood Disrupted by Donna Jackson Nakazawa
    Childhood Disrupted (English, Paperback) Donna Jackson Nakazawa

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  • The Concise Human Body Book by DK
    The Concise Human Body Book (English, Paperback) DK

    Features 3D images that reveal your major systems in molecular detail. This title helps you discover how the nervous system works, the intricate construction of skeleton and muscles, and how your body protects itself when you are under threat. It is suitable for students, families and health professionals. ***PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BOOK DOES NOT COME WITH CD ROM**

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  • Our Human Story by Louise Humphrey
    Our Human Story (English, Paperback) Louise Humphrey, Chris Stringer

    Our Human Story is a guide to our fossil relatives, from what may be the earliest hominins such as Sahelanthropus, dating back six to seven million years, through to our own species, Homo sapiens.

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  • The Story of the Human Body by Daniel Lieberman
    The Story of the Human Body (Paperback) Daniel Lieberman

    Shows how we need to change our world to fit our hunter-gatherer bodies. This book of popular science explores how the way we use our bodies is all wrong. It asks how our bodies got to be the way they are, and considers how that evolutionary history - both ancient and recent - can help us evaluate how we use our bodies.

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  • The Human Animal by Eric T. Olson
    The Human Animal (English, Paperback) Eric T. Olson

    Most philosophers writing about personal identity claim that what it takes for us to persist through time is a matter of psychology. This text argues that such approaches face daunting problems, and defends in their place a radically non-psychological account of personal identity.

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  • The Body Multiple by Annemarie Mol
    The Body Multiple (English, Paperback) Annemarie Mol

    Drawing on fieldwork in a Dutch university hospital, this title looks at the day-to-day diagnosis and treatment of atherosclerosis. It focuses on medical anthropology, sociology, feminist theory, philosophy, and science and technology studies to reframe such issues as the disease-illness distinction, subject-object relations, and boundaries.

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  • Neanderthals Rediscovered by Dimitra Papagianni
    Neanderthals Rediscovered (English, Paperback) Dimitra Papagianni, Michael A. Morse

    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.

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  • Your Inner Fish by Neil Shubin
    Your Inner Fish (Paperback) Neil Shubin

    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.

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  • The Pocket Atlas Of The Moving Body by Mel Cash
    The Pocket Atlas Of The Moving Body (English, Paperback) Mel Cash

    The leading sports massage expert Mel Cash now publishes this indispensable guide to the human muscular and skeletal system.

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  • Build Your Own Human Skeleton - Life Size! by Unknown
    Build Your Own Human Skeleton - Life Size! (Multiple languages, Book) Unknown

    From the medical student and biology enthusiast to the graphic designer and artist: this life-size model gives everyone access to an age-old classic of scientific illustration. Simply fold the precut pieces (no need for scissors or glue!) to build this human skeleton, complete with anatomical labels in English and Latin, bendable joints...

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  • African Origin Of Civilization by Cheikh Anta Diop
    African Origin Of Civilization (Multiple languages, Paperback) Cheikh Anta Diop

    Now in its 30th printing, this classic presents historical, archaeological, and anthropological evidence to support the theory that ancient Egypt was a black civilization.

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  • The Mastery of Movement by Rudolf Laban
    The Mastery of Movement (English, Paperback) Rudolf Laban

    Laban's The Mastery of Movement on the Stage, first published in 1950, quickly came to be accepted as the standard work on his conception of human move-ment. When he died, Laban was in the process of preparing a new edition of the book, and so for some time after his death it was out of print. That a second edition appeared was solely due to the efforts of Lisa Ullmann, who, better than any other...

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  • A Troublesome Inheritance by Nicholas Wade
    A Troublesome Inheritance (English, Paperback) Nicholas Wade

    A Troublesome Inheritance draws on crucial scientific breakthroughs that show evidence of recent human evolution. The most provocative claims in the book involve the genetic basis of both race and human social habits. Author Nicholas Wade argues that what we might call middle-class social traits have been slowly inculcated genetically within agrarian societies. Wade believes deeply in the equality...

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  • Slave Species of God by Michael Tellinger
    Slave Species of God (English, Paperback) Michael Tellinger

    Were humans created by "God" as Slaves? Was Abraham the first human Spy? Was Jesus an accidental Messiah? This work takes readers on a odyssey of the origins of humankind drawing on analogies between discoveries in genetic engineering and ancient archaeological finds.

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  • The Evolution of the Human Head by Daniel E. Lieberman
    The Evolution of the Human Head (English, Hardback) Daniel E. Lieberman

    Explains how the human head works, and why our heads evolved in this peculiarly human way. This book documents how the many components of the head function, how they evolved since we diverged from the apes, and how they interact in diverse ways both functionally and developmentally, causing them to be highly integrated.

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  • Built on Bones by Brenna Hassett
    Built on Bones (English, Paperback) Brenna Hassett

    Using clues from teeth and skeletal remains, an archeologist explores our 15,000-year evolution into city dwellers, from our first settlements to the urban sprawl of the Industrial Age.

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  • Evolution (A Ladybird Expert Book) by Steve Jones
    Evolution (A Ladybird Expert Book) (Hardback) Steve Jones

    Evolution is the third book of a new series of titles written for an adult readership and produced in the same iconic small hardback format pioneered by the original Ladybirds....

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  • The Brain by Catherine Loveday
    The Brain (Paperback) Catherine Loveday

    The brain is the most important part of our anatomy - the master controller that tells the other parts of the body what to do and when to do it. The Brain delves into how we use our brains in everyday life and uncovers the crucial workings of this vital organ in an accessible way for the general reader.

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