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Title The third chimpanzee for young people : on the evolution and future of the human animal / Jared Diamond ; adapted by Rebecca Stefoff.
Author Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951- adapter.
Publication New York : Seven Stories Press/Triangle Square Books for Young Readers, [2014]
Edition Seven Stories Press first edition.
Description xiii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Call # 573.2 D
Series Young people series
Young people series.
Note Adapted from Jared M. Diamond's The third chimpanzee.
Includes index.
Summary Refelects on the puzzle of human revolution, on where we came from and where we may be heading.
Contents What makes us human? -- Just another big mammal. A tale of three chimps ; The great leap forward -- A strange life cycle. Human sexuality ; The origin of human races ; Why do we grow old and die? -- Uniquely human. The mystery of language ; Animal origins of art ; Agriculture, for better and worse ; Why do we smoke, drink, and use dangerous drugs? ; Alone in a crowded universe -- World conquerors. The last first contacts ; Accidental conquerors ; In black and white -- Reversing our progress overnight. The golden age that never was ; Blitzkrieg and Thanksgiving in the new world ; The second cloud -- Nothing learned, everything forgotten?
Subject Human evolution -- Juvenile literature.
Social evolution -- Juvenile literature.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Juvenile literature.
Addl. Author Diamond, Jared M.
Diamond, Jared M. Third chimpanzee.
Alt Title On the evolution and future of the human animal
ISBN 1609805224 (hbk.) :
9781609805227 (hbk.) :

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