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The left stuff : how the left-handed have survived and thrived in a right-handed world

Author: Melissa Roth
Publisher: Lanham, MD : M. Evans, 2009, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author debunks numerous myths about left-handness and explores the various survival strategies of well-known lefties, from Norman Schwarzkopf to Benjamin Franklin.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa Roth
ISBN: 9781590771464 159077146X
OCLC Number: 318412267
Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Author's note --
The left-handed renaissance --
The right-wing conspiracy : the historical bias against the left hand --
Who are the left-handed? : deconstructing lefty --
Lefty on the inside : handedness and the brain --
Nature or nurture : what makes a lefty --
The tipping point : evolution and handedness --
The triumph of the lefties : how southpaws survived and thrived.
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Roth demystifies the place southpaws have held in society, revealing how the left-handed continue to survive in a right-handed world.  Read more...

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The Left Stuff is fascinating and insightful. After reading it, you may find yourself more confused about whether you're right- or left-handed, but you'll have learned a lot about yourself and the Read more...

 
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