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The Resource The story of the human body : evolution, health, and disease, Daniel Lieberman

The story of the human body : evolution, health, and disease, Daniel Lieberman

Label
The story of the human body : evolution, health, and disease
Title
The story of the human body
Title remainder
evolution, health, and disease
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Lieberman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lieberman, Daniel
Dewey number
612
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP38
LC item number
.L74 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human body
  • Human evolution
  • Adaptation (Biology)
Label
The story of the human body : evolution, health, and disease, Daniel Lieberman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What are humans adapted for? -- Upstanding apes: how we became adapted to being upright -- Much depends on dinner: how walking helped wean us off fruit -- The first hunter-gatherers: how nearly modern bodies evolved in the genus homo -- Energy in the ice age: how we evolved big brains, along with large, fat, slowly growing -- Bodies -- A very cultured species: how modern humans colonized the world with a combination of -- Brains plus brawn -- Progress and mismatch: the consequences-good and bad-of having paleolithic bodies in -- A post-paleolithic world -- Paradise lost? the fruits and follies of becoming farmers -- Modern times, modern bodies: the paradox of human health in the industrial era -- The vicious circle of too much affluence: why and how too much energy makes us -- Sick -- Disuse: how we are losing it by not using it -- The hidden dangers of novelty and comfort: how everyday innovations can damage us -- Survival of the fitter: can evolutionary logic help us better cultivate the human body's -- Future?
Control code
ocn833918659
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 460 pages
Isbn
9780307379412
Lccn
2013011811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)833918659
Label
The story of the human body : evolution, health, and disease, Daniel Lieberman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What are humans adapted for? -- Upstanding apes: how we became adapted to being upright -- Much depends on dinner: how walking helped wean us off fruit -- The first hunter-gatherers: how nearly modern bodies evolved in the genus homo -- Energy in the ice age: how we evolved big brains, along with large, fat, slowly growing -- Bodies -- A very cultured species: how modern humans colonized the world with a combination of -- Brains plus brawn -- Progress and mismatch: the consequences-good and bad-of having paleolithic bodies in -- A post-paleolithic world -- Paradise lost? the fruits and follies of becoming farmers -- Modern times, modern bodies: the paradox of human health in the industrial era -- The vicious circle of too much affluence: why and how too much energy makes us -- Sick -- Disuse: how we are losing it by not using it -- The hidden dangers of novelty and comfort: how everyday innovations can damage us -- Survival of the fitter: can evolutionary logic help us better cultivate the human body's -- Future?
Control code
ocn833918659
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 460 pages
Isbn
9780307379412
Lccn
2013011811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)833918659

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