Sex and War How Biology Explains Warfare and Terrorism and Offers a Path to a Safer World

ISBN-10: 1935251708

ISBN-13: 9781935251705

Edition: 2010

Authors: Malcolm Potts, Thomas Hayden

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Why do humans kill members of their own species intentionally, when few other animals do so? "Sex and War" traces the cultural and biological evolution of warfare from its prehuman origins through to modern times.
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: BenBella Books
Publication date: 6/22/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Malcolm Pottsis the Fred H. Bixby Professor of population and family planning at the University of California–Berkeley. He has worked internationally as an obstetrician and a research scientist for four decades. He is the author ofQueen Victoria’s GeneandEver Since Adam and Eve: The Evolution of Human Sexuality.He lives in Berkeley, California.Thomas Haydenis a freelance journalist and writer with a special interest in science, medicine, and culture. Formerly a staff writer atNewsweekandU.S. News & World Report, his articles and reviews have appeared inNational Geographic,Nature, andThe Washington Post. He is the coauthor ofOn Call in Hell: A Doctor's Iraq War Story. He lives in San Francisco.

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