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The Third Chimpanzee

The Third Chimpanzee

On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal

The Third Chimpanzee
kategoria: Children's Books, Science
autor: Jared Diamond
wydawnictwo: Oneworld Publications
ISBN / EAN: 9781780747484
język: angielski
data wydania: 1/09/2015
oprawa: miękka
wymiary: 12,9 x 19,8 x 3,2 cm
stron: 384
The Third Chimpanzee
cena:65,30 zł
przewidywany czas sprowadzenia z zagranicy: około 2-4 tygodnie
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The Third Chimpanzee was first published in 1991 and has been in print ever since. This new, illustrated edition is aimed at a young readership. In it, Jared Diamond explores what makes us human and poses fascinating questions.If we share more than 98% of our DNA with chimpanzees, how is it that we can write, read, talk, build telescopes and bombs, while we put our speechless and bomb-less close relatives in cages and zoos?What can woodpeckers teach us about spacecraft?Is genocide a human invention?Why does extinction matter?Why are we destroying the natural resources on which we depend for survival?What hope is there for future generations?Not only is The Third Chimpanzee a mind-boggling survey of how we came to be, but it is also a plea to the next generation to "make better decisions than their parents and get us out of the mess we're in."