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Red Queen: Sex & the Evolution of Human Nature

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Book News Annotation:

The author, a science journalist, draws on a wide range of sources (which he notes and annotates) to present some biological (unromantic) reasons behind seduction and sexism, beauty and polygamy, attraction and adultery. The title refers to Lewis Carroll's character in Through the Looking Glass who told Alice "we must run as fast as we can just to stay in the same place," her comment being used metaphorically for evolution. For the lay audience.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [369]-393) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780026033404
Subtitle:
(sex and the evolution of human nature )
Publisher:
Macmillan Pub. Co. ;
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Sex
Subject:
Human evolution
Subject:
Social evolution
Subject:
Sex behavior.
Subject:
Social behavior.
Subject:
Genetics, Behavioral.
Subject:
Hominidae.
Subject:
Cultural Evolution.
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Series Volume:
800-3.
Publication Date:
1994
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
ix, 405 p.

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Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Sex
Science and Mathematics » Biology » Evolution

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