The Resource The story of the human body : evolution, health, and disease, Daniel Lieberman

The story of the human body : evolution, health, and disease, Daniel Lieberman

Label
The story of the human body : evolution, health, and disease
Title
The story of the human body
Title remainder
evolution, health, and disease
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Lieberman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lieberman, Daniel
Dewey number
612
Index
index present
LC call number
QP38
LC item number
.L74 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human body
  • Human evolution
  • Adaptation (Biology)
Target audience
adult
Label
The story of the human body : evolution, health, and disease, Daniel Lieberman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What are humans adapted for? -- Upstanding apes: how we became adapted to being upright -- Much depends on dinner: how walking helped wean us off fruit -- The first hunter-gatherers: how nearly modern bodies evolved in the genus homo -- Energy in the ice age: how we evolved big brains, along with large, fat, slowly growing -- Bodies -- A very cultured species: how modern humans colonized the world with a combination of -- Brains plus brawn -- Progress and mismatch: the consequences-good and bad-of having paleolithic bodies in -- A post-paleolithic world -- Paradise lost? the fruits and follies of becoming farmers -- Modern times, modern bodies: the paradox of human health in the industrial era -- The vicious circle of too much affluence: why and how too much energy makes us -- Sick -- Disuse: how we are losing it by not using it -- The hidden dangers of novelty and comfort: how everyday innovations can damage us -- Survival of the fitter: can evolutionary logic help us better cultivate the human body's -- Future?
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780307379412
Lccn
2013011811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (DLC) 2013011811
  • 1055119
Label
The story of the human body : evolution, health, and disease, Daniel Lieberman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What are humans adapted for? -- Upstanding apes: how we became adapted to being upright -- Much depends on dinner: how walking helped wean us off fruit -- The first hunter-gatherers: how nearly modern bodies evolved in the genus homo -- Energy in the ice age: how we evolved big brains, along with large, fat, slowly growing -- Bodies -- A very cultured species: how modern humans colonized the world with a combination of -- Brains plus brawn -- Progress and mismatch: the consequences-good and bad-of having paleolithic bodies in -- A post-paleolithic world -- Paradise lost? the fruits and follies of becoming farmers -- Modern times, modern bodies: the paradox of human health in the industrial era -- The vicious circle of too much affluence: why and how too much energy makes us -- Sick -- Disuse: how we are losing it by not using it -- The hidden dangers of novelty and comfort: how everyday innovations can damage us -- Survival of the fitter: can evolutionary logic help us better cultivate the human body's -- Future?
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780307379412
Lccn
2013011811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (DLC) 2013011811
  • 1055119

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