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The Human Zoo

Author : Desmond Morris
ISBN : 1568361041
Genre : Social Science
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How does city life change the way we act? What accounts for the increasing prevalence of violence and anxiety in our world? In this new edition of his controversial 1969 bestseller, The Human Zoo, renowned zoologist Desmond Morris argues that many of the social instabilities we face are largely a product of the artificial, impersonal confines of our urban surroundings. Indeed, our behavior often startlingly resembles that of captive animals, and our developed and urbane environment seems not so much a concrete jungle as it does a human zoo. Animals do not normally exhibit stress, random violence, and erratic behavioruntil they are confined. Similarly, the human propensity toward antisocial and sociopathic behavior is intensified in todays cities. Morris argues that we are biologically still tribal and ill-equipped to thrive in the impersonal urban sprawl. As important and meaningful today as it was a quarter-century ago, The Human Zoo sounds an urgent warning and provides startling insight into our increasingly complex lives.
Category: Social Science

Are We Still Human

Author : Emelle Tuesday
ISBN : 9781783018147
Genre : Social Science
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Civilization has changed so much about how we live as a species, can we still say we are human? What does it even mean to be human? How did we arrive where we are now with such a massive, precariously unnatural, global civilization? And is there anyway out of what looks like a terrifying future of environmental destruction, collapse and chaos? The simplicity of the answer may surprise you and give you real hope that you have some personal power to change it, now. "Here's one author who can't be accused of not going deep enough!" Bill McKibben, author Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet.
Category: Social Science

Intimate Behaviour

Author : Desmond Morris
ISBN : 9781473522787
Genre : Self-Help
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One of the best chronicles of human intimacy--from the handshake through the twelve stages that people pass through on their way to the total sexual embrace.
Category: Self-Help


Author : Desmond Morris
ISBN : 9781407071497
Genre : Psychology
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Peoplewatching is the culmination of a career of watching people - their behaviour and habits, their personalities and their quirks. Desmond Morris shows us how people, consciously and unconsciously, signal their attitudes, desires and innermost feelings with their bodies and actions, often more powerfully than with their words.
Category: Psychology

Encyclopedia Of Anthropology

Author : H. James Birx
ISBN : 9781506320038
Genre : Social Science
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This five-volume Encyclopedia of Anthropology is a unique collection of over 1,000 entries that focuses on topics in physical anthropology, archaeology, cultural anthropology, linguistics, and applied anthropology. Also included are relevant articles on geology, paleontology, biology, evolution, sociology, psychology, philosophy, and theology. The contributions are authored by over 250 internationally renowned experts, professors, and scholars from some of the most distinguished museums, universities, and institutes in the world. Special attention is given to human evolution, primate behavior, genetics, ancient civilizations, sociocultural theories, and the value of human language for symbolic communication.
Category: Social Science

The Private War Of Mrs Packard

Author : Barbara Sapinsley
ISBN : 1568361068
Genre : Social Science
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International in scope, this series of non-fiction trade paperbacks offers books that explore the lives, customs and thoughts of peoples and cultures around the world. This is the story of 19th-century feminist, Mrs Packard.
Category: Social Science

Voices Of Death

Author : Edwin S. Shneidman
ISBN : 1568361122
Genre : Psychology
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Personal documents written and recorded by people undergoing the crisis of approaching death. Each document is accompanied by a commentary explaining the circumstances and biogrpahy of the correspondent involved
Category: Psychology

Prophets Without Honour

Author : Frederic V. Grunfeld
ISBN : UOM:49015002293539
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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International in scope, this series of non-fiction trade paperbacks offers books that explore the lives, customs and thoughts of peoples and cultures around the world.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Creation Of The Sacred

Author : Walter Burkert
ISBN : 0674175700
Genre : Religion
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Sacrifice is essential to all religions. Could there be a natural, even biological, reason? Why are sacrifice and numerous other religious rituals and concepts shared by so many different cultures? In this extraordinary book, one of the world's leading authorities on ancient religions explores the possibility of natural religion.
Category: Religion

Forthcoming Books

Author : R.R. Bowker Company
ISBN : 00158119
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature