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The creative spark : how imagination made humans exceptional

Author: Agustin Fuentes
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Random House LLC, ©2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Overturns widely held misconceptions about race, war and peace, and human nature itself and asserts that creativity is what has made humans so exceptional among all the species on Earth. --Publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Agustin Fuentes
ISBN: 9781101983942 1101983949
OCLC Number: 1142785508
Description: viii, 340 pages : black and white illustrations, charts, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Overture: Trumpeting creativity and a new synthesis --
Part one. Sticks and stones: the first creativity --
Creative primates --
The last hominin standing --
Part two. What's for dinner?: how humans got creative --
Let's make a knife --
Killing and eating, etc. --
The beauty of standing in line --
Food security accomplished --
Part three. War and sex: how humans shaped a world --
Creating war (and peace) --
Creative sex --
Part four. The great works: how humans made the universe --
Religious foundations --
Artistic flights --
Scientific architecture --
Coda: The beat of your creative life.
Responsibility: Agustín Fuentes.

Abstract:

Overturns widely held misconceptions about race, war and peace, and human nature itself and asserts that creativity is what has made humans so exceptional among all the species on Earth. --Publisher.

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