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Embryogenesis Species, Gender, and Identity

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ISBN-10: 155643359X

ISBN-13: 9781556433597

Edition: 2000

Authors: Richard Grossinger, Phoebe Gloeckner, Jillian O'Malley

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Embryogenesisis an unusual book in that it brings together a highly illustrated, practical embryology book in simple language, perfect for health practitioners, with a fascinating read on the history and philosophy of biological science. It discusses the various stages of embryonic development (meiosis, fertilization, blastula development, and gastrulation, and then the embryology of each of the human organs and organ systems in detail). It puts each of them in context, both in terms of its phylogeny: the evolutionary trajectory of cell-organized systems on Earth, and its ontogeny: the formation of individual organisms in the modern world. There are 24 color plates, many of them…    
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List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 4/28/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 952
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 4.686
Language: English

Since the issuing of Solar Journal: Oecological Sections by Black Sparrow Press in 1970, RICHARD GROSSINGER (richardgrossinger.com) has published some 35 books, most of them with his own press, North Atlantic Books, but also titles with Harper, Doubleday, Sierra Club Books, and J. P. Tarcher. These have ranged from long explorations of science, culture, and spirituality (Dark Pool of Light, Planet Medicine, Embryogenesis) to memoirs (New Moon) to experimental prose (Book of the Earth and Sky) and science fiction (Mars: A Science Fiction Vision). Grossinger received a PhD in anthropology from the University of Michigan in 1975 and lives with his wife Lindy Hough in Berkeley, California. The…    

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Acknowledgments
Preface
Mechanism
Embryogenesis
The Original Earth
The Materials of Life
The First Beings
The Cell
The Genetic Code
Sperm and Egg
Fertilization
The Blastula
Gastrulation
Theories
Morphogenesis
Biological Fields
Chaos, Fractals, and Deep Structure
Ontogeny and Phylogeny
Biotechnology
Organs
The Origin of the Nervous System
The Evolution of Intelligence
Neurulation and the Human Brain
Organogenesis
The Musculoskeletal and Hematopoietic Systems
Mind
Psyche and Soma
The Origin of Sexuality and Gender
Birth Trauma
Healing
Transsexuality, Intersexuality, and the Cultural Basis of Gender
Applications
Self and Desire
Spiritual Embryogenesis
Cosmogenesis and Mortality
Death and Reincarnation
Glossary
Notes and Bibliography
Index