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The book is very well-written and highly readable regardless of a reader's background on the topic.
I like this book because it helps us understand how much skill is necessary for people to transcend their animal nature.
This species formerly believed to be chimpanzees, are the only peaceful society among the five great apes.
I was pleasantly surprised by the breadth and depth of the research covered in this book. To understand violence, gender, and gendered violence IS to understand a large portion of... Read morePublished 16 days ago by Anne
I taught evolution for two years in new york city. I have studied it all my life. This is, hands down, my favorite book on human evolution, and a close second is Wrangham's other... Read morePublished 1 month ago by James G. Dangelo
Absolutely fascinating, haven't stopped babbling about it to family and friends. Although they beg me to...Published 3 months ago by Witchdr
I found the book somewhat helpful in that the authors argued persuasively for analogous behavior in chimps, gorillas, and bonobos to human beings, but still, there was not enough... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Jake
Another great book by Richard Wrangham. Wrangham translates the language of ethology for the masses to tackle an age-old question. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Kevin Lloyd
First, I am not a primatologist nor an evolutionary biologist, and I have not done a great deal of reading in those fields. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Elizabeth Barry
I originally purchased this book after reading Richard Wrangham's "Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human" and was so impressed with the overall experience that i had to explore... Read morePublished on January 21, 2013 by BruceB33
Brilliant research and honest compilation of facts, answering many crucial and seemingly puzzling questions. Very pleased to have found this book.Published on May 17, 2011 by Bookworm