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Interesting read. I read this for an anthropology class and had to write a report on it and I found a lot to write about. Really interestingPublished 24 months ago by Mayra Star
This book is a very read , great for the classroom or a leisurely read, either way you will learn something new.Published on February 2, 2013 by Father of Five
Skin. The organ you probably take the most for granted. It seems extremely simple, but as Nina G. Jablonski shows us in this book, 'Skin: A Natural History', it is extremely... Read morePublished on August 8, 2011 by Colleen @ Here Be Bookwyrms
Originally conceptualized, richly illustrated compendium on the bio-psycho-social meaning of skin. A great addition to the still very skin-deep genre of general public skin... Read morePublished on June 3, 2009 by Pavel Somov, Ph.D., author of "Lotus Effect," "Present Perfect," & "Eating the Moment"
This is not quite what I was expecting but pleasing nonetheless. The author is an anthropologist, so the book has a broad cultural focus. Read morePublished on April 2, 2009 by CJ
Jablonski's book is well written, well informed, and a deeply insightful discussion of one of our least appreciated, but most important organs. Read morePublished on December 3, 2007 by Mitchell Green
I work a lot with skin and though this book might be a good review of the subject without too much "crazy biology".
This book does exactly that. Read more
This book has the rare combination of two positive traits: being genuinely scholarly and being easily approachable. Read morePublished on November 16, 2007 by The Nerd
Drawing from many fields, this work is an excellent overview of its subject. I would recommend it both for the casual reader and as a good supplemental text for an upper division... Read morePublished on May 12, 2007 by L. Heidecker