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Evolutionary and Life History

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674030343

Publication Date: 12/15/2008


320 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

2 halftones, 5 line illustrations


  • Introduction: Chachugi’s Cap
  • Part I. Setting the Stage
    • 1. Change Happens
    • 2. Birth, Death, and Everything in Between
    • 3. The Ancestral Male
  • Part II. Human Male Life History
    • 4. Stacking the Deck
    • 5. Womb to Grow
    • 6. Getting a Life
    • 7. Sex and Fatherhood
    • 8. The Male Furnace
    • 9. Men and Medicine
    • 10. The Old Guard
  • Conclusion: The Solitary Male
  • References
  • Illustration Credits
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Finalist, 2007 Independent Publisher Book Awards, Science Category
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