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The Resource Genes, Climate, and Consumption Culture : Connecting the Dots

Genes, Climate, and Consumption Culture : Connecting the Dots

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Genes, Climate, and Consumption Culture : Connecting the Dots
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Genes, Climate, and Consumption Culture
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Connecting the Dots
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eng
Summary
Drawing from decades of research, Genes, Climate, and Consumption Culture: Connecting the Dots demonstrates how climate dictates culture and consumption
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Genes, Climate, and Consumption Culture : Connecting the Dots
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Genes, Climate, and Consumption Culture : Connecting the Dots
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Contents
Front Cover -- Genes, Climate, and Consumption Culture -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Introduction: Climate and the History of Man -- The Evolution of Man -- The Rise of Civilizations -- Climate and Higher Civilization -- "What Climate Giveth {u2026}" -- The Climate is {u2026} the Climate -- Notes -- Part One -- 1. We Are Where We Eat -- The Origins of Food Production -- Northern Diets: Vegetarians Not Welcome -- "Superlatively Good Food" -- Vodka, the Russian Spice (of Life) -- The Blood Type Factor -- The Case of African Americans -- Notes -- 2. What to Wear? -- Cold-Weather Clothes -- Clothing for a Temperate Climate -- Tropical Attire -- Clothing as a Symbol -- Fashion's Tight Noose -- Climate versus Fashion -- Other Health Problems -- Climate's Comeback? -- Notes -- 3. A Roof Overhead -- Temporary Shelters in Harsh Climates -- Stone + Timber = Permanence -- The Wonders of Mud -- House-Building in the Tropics: Bamboo, Reeds, Grasses, Poles -- So What? -- Sick Shelters -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Part Two -- 4. Your Time or Mine? -- "Had We But World Enough": A Note on Space -- Notes -- 5. Individualism and Collectivism -- Definitions -- The Family Unit -- The "Happiness" Quotient -- In the Workplace: Competition or Cooperation? -- What's Mine is Mine: The Issue of Intellectual Property -- Politics, Religion, and Conflict -- Assessments -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 6. Embrace of Technology and Dominion Over Nature -- Avoiding "Edenism" -- The Pluralist Response -- Technology, Consumption, and Control -- The Development Trap -- Climate Change: Ironic Debacle of the West? -- China: The Final Turn of the Screw? -- Notes -- Conclusion -- References -- Index
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