Humankind: How Biology and Geography Shape Human Diversity
Released! 06/15/2015
Humankind: How Biology and Geography Shape Human Diversity
by Alexander H. Harcourt
Hardcover

An innovative and illuminating look at how the evolution of the human species has been shaped by the world around us, from anatomy and physiology, to cultural diversity and population density.

Where did the human species originate? Why are tropical peoples much more diverse than those at polar latitudes? Why can only Japanese peoples digest seaweed? How are darker skin, sunlight, and fertility related? Did Neanderthals and Homo Sapiens ever interbreed? In Humanki... read more