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

Author: Rob Brooks
Publisher: Durham, NH : University of New Hampshire Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explains how evolution and genetics affect how we experience modern life.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brooks, Rob, 1970-
Sex, genes & rock 'n' roll.
Durham, NH : University of New Hampshire Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011046328
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rob Brooks
ISBN: 9781611682373 1611682371
OCLC Number: 787847250
Description: 1 online resource (306 pages)
Contents: The weight of our ancestry --
Obesity is not for everyone --
Weapons of massive consumption --
Dwindling fertility --
Shakespearean love --
Wrapped around your finger --
Love is a battlefield --
Where have all the young girls gone? --
Blame it on the Stones --
About a boy --
Immortality.
Other Titles: Sex, genes, and rock and roll
Responsibility: Rob Brooks.

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An evolutionary biologist looks at diverse environmental and social problems to show how the basic evolutionary imperative of survival and adaptation shapes our world  Read more...

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