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Title:Ever since Adam and Eve : The Evolution of Human Sexuality
Price:AUD$27.50 (about USD$21.30)
Item ID:P002-0002575
Publisher:Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1999
Binding:Soft cover
Condition:Very Good
Cambridge University Press, 1999, Soft cover, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st

358 pages. This book is in very good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the book. The spine of the book is in strong condition. The front cover has some very minor bumps and marks indicating previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Items are in stock and will be shipped same day or next business day directly from our Australian address. SYNOPSIS: Eminent scientists Malcolm Potts and Roger Short view the broad panorama of human sexual and reproductive behaviour to reveal an inextricable mixture of nature and nurture - a combination of innate actions which have evolved over the millennia to adapt us to a nomadic, hunter-gatherer lifestyle, overlain by more recent cultural constraints imposed by civilization. For each of life's milestones - sexual intercourse, conception, pregnancy, birth, puberty, love, marriage, parenting, menopause and death - they describe the biology behind our actions and consider how pressures imposed by various historical and contemporary cultures have further influenced our behaviour. By looking back at the past they attempt to make sense of the present, to see how and why these cultural modifications arose, how they have contributed to the richness of human sexual behaviour, and what our biological and cultural inheritance can teach us about safeguarding the continuation of our species. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Evolution, General, General; ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9780521644044. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0002575.
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