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Paleofantasy : what evolution really tells us about sex, diet, and how we live

Author: M Zuk
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Debunks beliefs based on the assumption that human beings have finished evolving and defends the assertion that modern man is not biologically the same as our caveman ancestors.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Zuk
ISBN: 9780393081374 0393081370 9780393347920 0393347923
OCLC Number: 783163570
Description: 328 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Cavemen in condos --
Are we stuck? --
Crickets, sparrows, and Darwins- or, evolution before our eyes --
The perfect paleofantasy diet : milk --
The perfect paleofantasy diet : meat, grains, and cooking --
Exercising the paleofantasy --
Paleofantasy love --
The paleofantasy family --
Paleofantasy, in sickness and in health --
Are we still evolving? : a tale of genes, altitude, and earwax.
Responsibility: Marlene Zuk.
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