The Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee
Evolution and Human Life
By (author) Jared M. Diamond
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Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee by Jared M. Diamond
Book DescriptionMore than 98 percent of human genes are shared with two species of chimpanzee. The 'third' chimpanzee is man. Jared Diamond surveys out life-cycle, culture, sexuality and destructive urges both towards ourselves and the planet to explore the ways in which we are uniquely human yet still influenced by our animal origins.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099913801
(198mm x 129mm x 23mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 1-May-1992
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Jared M. Diamond
Jared Diamond is Professor of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles. Until recently he was Professor of Physiology at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the widely acclaimed Guns, Germs, and Steel: the Fates of Human Societies, which also is the winner of Britain's 1998 Rhone-Poulenc Science Book Prize.
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