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The Resource Last ape standing : the seven-million year story of how and why we survived, Chip Walter

Last ape standing : the seven-million year story of how and why we survived, Chip Walter

Label
Last ape standing : the seven-million year story of how and why we survived
Title
Last ape standing
Title remainder
the seven-million year story of how and why we survived
Statement of responsibility
Chip Walter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Seeks to explain why homo sapiens survived while other hominids did not, drawing on recent scientific discoveries and examining the survival value of such factors as premature births, long childhoods, and an extremely social nature
  • "Tells the intriguing tale of how against all odds and despite nature's brutal and capricious ways we stand here today, the only surviving humans, and the planet's most dominant species"--Page [4] of jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walter, Chip
Dewey number
569.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN282
LC item number
.W35 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fossil hominids
  • Primates
  • Human evolution
  • Fossil hominids
  • Human evolution
  • Primates
  • Hominidae
  • Hominisation
  • Paläanthropologie
  • Origine de l'homme
  • Primates
  • Fossil hominids
  • Primates
  • Human evolution
Label
Last ape standing : the seven-million year story of how and why we survived, Chip Walter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-205) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The battle for survival -- The invention of childhood (or, Why it hurts to have a baby) -- Learning machines -- Tangled webs : the moral primate -- The everywhere ape -- Cousin creatures -- Beauties in the beast -- The voice inside your head -- Epilogue: The next human
Control code
ocn795174354
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xiv, 220 pages
Isbn
9780802717566
Lccn
2012037484
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802717566
  • (OCoLC)795174354
Label
Last ape standing : the seven-million year story of how and why we survived, Chip Walter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-205) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The battle for survival -- The invention of childhood (or, Why it hurts to have a baby) -- Learning machines -- Tangled webs : the moral primate -- The everywhere ape -- Cousin creatures -- Beauties in the beast -- The voice inside your head -- Epilogue: The next human
Control code
ocn795174354
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xiv, 220 pages
Isbn
9780802717566
Lccn
2012037484
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780802717566
  • (OCoLC)795174354

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