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In this controversial, thought-provoking, and brilliant book, renegade thinkers Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jethá debunk almost everything we “know” about sex, weaving together convergent, frequently overlooked evidence from anthropology, archaeology, primatology, anatomy, and psychosexuality to show how far from human nature monogamy really is. In Sex at Dawn, the authors expose the ancient roots of human sexuality while pointing toward a more optimistic future illuminated by our innate capacities for love, cooperation, and generosity.
Sex at Dawn describes and investigates humal sexual practices, habits and sexual culture since the dawn of man. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Marelise Venter
This book is impeccable. It goes through all related research - primatology, anthropology, history, statistics, etc- to make the very factually based case that humans are simply... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Cherry Bomb
When my book club chose this book a lot of people were very excited and some that had read it before praised it. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Kathleen M. Dunn
Yes. Yes. Yes. This was a wonderfully constructed book, full of knowledge and discussion about such a socially controversial subject, sprinkled with just the right touch of humor... Read morePublished 7 days ago by C. Holmes
This is one of the most interesting and helpful books I've read on human sexuality. As a psychologist (and also just as a human being), I've long been dissatisfied with the... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Erica
In my opinion this is thought provoking, I enjoyed the work. Honesty to who we are as a people/species.Published 7 days ago by T.Y.
Evolution of human sexuality is a difficult subject to handle - behaviour leaves little direct fossil records and to the extent it is a phenotype-effect, it is even more tricky to... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Amazon Customer
Love this book so much I bought it twice. A very comfortable read and makes great counterpoints to the standard narrative. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Amazon Customer