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Right hand, left hand : the origins of asymmetry in brains, bodies, atoms, and cultures

Author: I C McManus
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©2002.
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Why are most people right-handed? Why do the British drive on the left? Using sources as diverse as the paintings of Rembrandt and the drawings of Leonardo, and more, this book answers deep and  Read more...

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McManus, I.C.
Right hand, left hand.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2002017275
(OCoLC)49283836
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: I C McManus
OCLC Number: 680200258
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of Aventis Prizes for Science Books: General Prize 2003.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 412 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: List of figures --
List of tables --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
1. Dr Watson's problem --
2. Death and the right hand --
3. On the left bank --
4. Kleiz, drept, luft, zeso, lijevi, prawy --
5. The heart of the dragon --
6. The toad, ugly and venomous --
7. The dexterous and the gauche --
8. The left brain, the right brain, and the whole brain --
9. Ehud, son of Gera --
10. t Three men went to mow --
11. Keggie-hander --
12. Vulgar errors --
13. The handedness of Muppets --
14. Man is all symmetrie --
15. The world, the small, the great --
Noes --
Picture and text credits --
Index.
Responsibility: Chris McManus.

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Chris McManus has given four very successful public lectures at the Hay Festival, Royal Institution (200 people attending), Edinburgh Science Festival about 150 attending and at the Institute for Read more...

 
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