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Anatomy of Love: A Natural History of Mating, Marriage, and Why We Stray

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"Captivates the reader, answers all those puzzling questions that caused your mother (or priest or guidance counselor or gym teacher) to blame God and/or hormones....Her prediction of a more open and egalitarian order provides a compelling--and hopeful--vision for the future."

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

Love at first sight...the copulatory gaze...dinner dates...jealousy... intimacy... homesexuality...infidelity...Dr.Helen Fisher, an anthropologist at the American Museum of Natural History, explains it all in this four-million-year history of the human species. She demystifies much about romance and pairing that we tend to believe is willfull or just plain careless. She offers new explanations for why men and women fall in love, marry, and divorce, and discusses the future of sex in a way that will surprise you.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-408).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780449908976
Author:
Fisher, Helen
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Interpersonal Relations
Subject:
Marriage
Subject:
Love
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Love & Romance
Subject:
Divorce
Subject:
Human Sexuality
Subject:
Adultery
Subject:
Sex customs
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
7.70
Publication Date:
19940131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.38x5.38x.88 in. .76 lbs.

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Health and Self-Help » Psychology » General
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History and Social Science » Anthropology » Cultural Anthropology
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