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|ISBN:||9780713998986 0713998989 9781846147586 1846147581|
|Description:||xi, 499 s.,  s. med tavler : ill. (nogle i farver)|
|Contents:||Indhold: Setting the stage by dividing space (Friends, enemies, strangers, and traders). Peace and war (Compensation for the death of a child ; A shorth chapter, about a tiny war ; A longer chapter, about many wars). Young and old (Bringing up children ; The treatment of old people : cherish, abandon, or kill?). Danger and response (Constructive paranoia ; Lions and other dangers). Religion, language, and health (What electric eels tell us about the evolution of religion ; Speaking in many tongues ; Salt, sugar, fat, and sloth)|
A fascinating survey of a rapidly fading world Economist Jared Diamond is one of the few people who have changed the way we see human nature and our history Independent (BOOK OF THE WEEK)