You are here

Download e-book for iPad: Adam's Navel: A Natural and Cultural History of the Human by Michael Sims

By Michael Sims

ISBN-10: 0142004642

ISBN-13: 9780142004647

ISBN-10: 0670032247

ISBN-13: 9780670032242

during this a laugh and brilliantly conceived ebook, Michael Sims introduces you in your physique. relocating from head to toe, Sims blends cultural heritage with evolutionary idea to provide a perfectly unique narrative during which he analyzes the obvious components of the physique. during this attention-grabbing brew of technology and storytelling, readers stumble upon not just available factors of the mechanics in their anatomy, but in addition the layers of mythology, spiritual lore, background, Darwinian idea, and pop culture that experience helped to form our figuring out of any given physique half. A titillating and targeted publication, Adam’s Navel is realized and wonderful, a fabulous lens wherein to check the shape all of us inhabit—but won't particularly understand.

Show description

Read Online or Download Adam's Navel: A Natural and Cultural History of the Human Form PDF

Best u.s. politics books books

Helen Prejean's The Death of Innocents: An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful PDF

From the writer of the nationwide bestseller useless guy strolling comes a courageous and fiercely argued new booklet that checks the ethical fringe of the talk on capital punishment: What if we’re executing blameless males? situations in element are Dobie Gillis Williams, an indigent black guy with an IQ of sixty five, and Joseph Roger O’Dell.

Download e-book for iPad: Diloggún Tales of the Natural World: How the Moon Fooled the by

Sacred myths from Santería situated on nature and the wildlife • contains greater than forty myths, tales, and histories from the Lucumí culture • Reassembles the oral fragments from the African diaspora into coherent tales • Demonstrates that the African peoples, particularly the Yoruba, had deep philosophies and metaphysics related to nature and the flora and fauna when you consider that precedent days the Yoruba of West Africa created sacred stories--patakís--to make experience of the realm round them.

Jim Clifton's The Coming Jobs War PDF

Definitive management approach for solving the yankee financial system, drawn from Gallup’s unequalled worldwide polling and written via the company’s chairman. What each person on this planet desires is an efficient task. “This is without doubt one of the most vital discoveries Gallup has ever made,” says the company’s Chairman, Jim Clifton.

's The Case for Left Wing Nationalism (Viewpoints) PDF

Spanning 4 politically and socially tumultuous a long time, Stephen Maxwell's writings discover the origins and improvement of the trendy Scottish Nationalist circulation. As an instrumental member of the SNP and a life-long socialist, Maxwell's paintings presents an attractive modern perception into the controversy over Scottish independence, commencing a transparent ideological and functional arguments for a socially simply Scotland.

Extra resources for Adam's Navel: A Natural and Cultural History of the Human Form

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Adam's Navel: A Natural and Cultural History of the Human Form by Michael Sims


by John
4.5

Rated 4.84 of 5 – based on 32 votes
Top