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The Resource Humans : An Unauthorized Biography

Humans : An Unauthorized Biography

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Humans : An Unauthorized Biography
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Humans
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An Unauthorized Biography
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non fiction
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Humans : An Unauthorized Biography
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Humans : An Unauthorized Biography
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Contents
  • Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Chapter 1: History, Prehistory and Deep Time -- 1.1 Our Viewpoint -- Chapter 2: Genesis -- 2.1 The Timescales of Evolution -- Chapter 3: The Star Wars Cantina -- 3.1 Children of Eve -- 3.2 Human Dispersions -- 3.3 Ò̀pen Familý ́Experiments -- 3.4 More Ò̀pen Familý ́Experiments and Their Consequences -- Chapter 4: The Apes and Us -- 4.1 The First Scandals -- 4.2 Planet of the Apes -- 4.3 The Human Planet -- Chapter 5: The Quest for Fire -- 5.1 From Scavengers to Opportunists and Hunters -- 5.2 Climate and Evolution -- 5.3 Weapons of Mass Destruction -- 5.4 The Disappearance of the Neanderthals: Many Clues, Little Evidence -- Chapter 6: The Naked Ape -- 6.1 The Loss of Hair: A Few Facts and Many Hypotheses -- 6.2 Clothing, Roles and Images -- Chapter 7: Lucy and the Other Ladies -- 7.1 The Obstetric Dilemma -- 7.2 Turning a Disadvantage into an Advantage -- 7.3 Teeth: The Black Box of Our Lives -- 7.4 M̀̀ultimediá ́Ceremonies -- Chapter 8: Menus of the Past -- 8.1 Ritual Food -- 8.2 Vegetarians or Carnivores? Omnivores! -- 8.3 Us and Them: Caińs Diet -- Chapter 9: Ancient Ills and Ancient Remedies -- 9.1 Diseases and Treatments -- 9.2 Placebo Effect -- 9.3 Migrations and Contagions -- 9.4 Self-inflicted Diseases -- Chapter 10: The Hominin Lifestyle -- 10.1 Growing Up Too Quickly? -- 10.2 Art and Entertainment -- 10.3 Grandparents and Grandchildren -- 10.4 Monogamy or Polygamy? -- 10.5 Trust, Gossip and Shared Beliefs -- Chapter 11: The Dearly Departed of the Pleistocene -- 11.1 Ceremonies -- 11.2 The First Hierarchical Societies -- 11.3 Neanderthal Burials -- Chapter 12: Brain Readers -- 12.1 Inside the G̀̀rey Box ́́-- 12.2 Mind and Brain in Deep Time -- 12.3 Building Up the Human Mind -- 12.4 Thinking About Thought -- Chapter 13: All Power to Imagination -- 13.1 New Realities
  • 13.2 Inside the Black Box of Symbolic Thought -- 13.3 Contemporary Examples -- 13.4 Possible Explanations -- 13.5 Symbolic Thought and Cultures -- 13.6 Excesses of Representation -- 13.7 A Recap -- Chapter 14: Primordial Economy -- 14.1 Homo Economicus -- 14.2 The Origins -- 14.3 First Evidence -- 14.4 The Concept of Money -- 14.5 Real Economy -- 14.6 Technology, Population and Climate -- 14.7 Specialisation and Generation of Material Wealth -- 14.8 Counter-Evidence -- 14.9 Private Accumulation of Wealth -- Chapter 15: (In)Conclusive Remarks -- Further Readings -- Books -- Selected Papers and Books for Chapter 1: History, Prehistory and Deep Time -- Selected Papers and Books for Chapter 2: Genesis -- Selected Papers and Books for Chapter 3: The Star Wars Cantina -- Selected Papers and Books for Chapter 4: The Apes and Us -- Selected Papers and Books for Chapter 5: T̀̀he Quest for Firé ́-- Selected Papers and Books for Chapter 6: The Naked Ape -- Selected Papers and Books for Chapter 7: Lucy and the Other Ladies -- Selected Papers and Books for Chapter 8: Menus of the Past -- Selected Papers and Books for Chapter 9: Ancient IIIs and Ancient Remedies -- Selected Papers and Books for Chapter 10: The Hominin Lifestyle -- Selected Papers and Books for Chapter 11: The Dear Departed of the Pleistocene -- Selected Papers and Books for Chapter 12: Brain Readers -- Selected Papers and Books for Chapter 13: À̀ll Power to Imaginatioń ́-- Selected Papers and Books for Chapter 14: Primordial Economy -- Selected Papers and Books for Chapter 15: (In)Conclusive Remarks
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