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Sex, genes & rock 'n' roll : how evolution has shaped the modern world

Author: Robert C Brooks
Publisher: Kensington, N.S.W. : University of New South Wales Press, 2011.
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Why are people getting fatter? Why do so many rock stars end up dead at 27? Is there any hope of curbing population growth, rampant consumerism and the environmental devastation they wreak? Evolutionary biologist Rob Brooks argues that the origins of these twenty-first century problems can be found where the ancient forces of evolution collide with modern culture and economics. In Sex, Genes and Rock 'n' Roll Brooks  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Brooks, Robert C., 1970-
Sex, genes & rock 'n' roll.
Kensington, N.S.W. : University of New South Wales Press, 2011
(OCoLC)696947144
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert C Brooks
ISBN: 9781742245553 1742245552 9781742240848 1742240844
OCLC Number: 742695801
Description: 1 online resource (303 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; About the Author; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Prologue; 1 The weight of our ancestry; 2 Obesity is not for everyone; 3 Weapons of massive consumption; 4 Dwindling fertility; 5 Shakespearean love; 6 Wrapped around your finger; 7 Love is a battlefield; 8 Where have all the young girls gone?; 9 Blame it on the Stones; 10 About a boy; 11 Immortality; Thanks; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover.
Other Titles: Sex, genes and rock 'n' roll
Responsibility: by Rob Brooks.

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Explores a platter of topics, from the frivolous to the tragic falling in love, making music, our obsession with rock n roll, mating, fertility, obesity, consumption, and more illustrating how  Read more...

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