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What it means to be 98% chimpanzee : apes, people, and their genes

Author: Jonathan Marks; University of California Press.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2003.
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Presenting the field of molecular anthropology - a synthesis of the holistic approach of anthropology with the reductive approach of molecular genetics - this text provides an understanding of the science of human evolution and confronts the problems of racial classification in science head on.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Marks; University of California Press.
ISBN: 9780520930766 0520930762 0585467935 9780585467931 9780520226159 0520226151 9780520925953 0520925955 1597349984 9781597349987
OCLC Number: 777475406
Awards: Biological Anthropology Section of the American Anthropological Association W.W. Howells Prize, 2003.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 312 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Molecular anthropology --
The ape in you --
How people differ from one another --
The meaning of human variation --
Behavioral genetics --
Folk heredity --
Human nature --
Human rights ... for apes? --
A human gene museum? --
Identity and descent --
Is blood really so damn thick? --
Science, religion, and worldview.
Other Titles: What it means to be ninety-eight percent chimpanzee
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