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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.

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