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Story of the Human Body Evolution, Health, and Disease

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ISBN-10: 030774180X

ISBN-13: 9780307741806

Edition: N/A

Authors: Daniel E. Lieberman

List price: $23.00
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In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman--chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field--gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years, even as it shows how the increasing disparity between the jumble of adaptations in our Stone Age bodies and advancements in the modern world is occasioning this paradox: greater longevity but increased chronic disease. The Story of the Human Body brilliantly illuminates as never before the major transformations that contributed key adaptations to the body: the rise of bipedalism; the shift to a non-fruit-based diet; the advent of hunting…    
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/1/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Daniel E. Lieberman is Professor of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard.