The Wild Life of Our Bodies

The Wild Life of Our Bodies

Predators, Parasites, and Partners That Shape Our Evolution

Book - 2011
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"Anextraordinary book.... With clarity and charm [Dunn] takes the reader into theoverlap of medicine, ecology, and evolutionary biology to reveal an importantdomain of the human condition." --EdwardO. Wilson, author of Anthill and The Future of Life

BiologistRob Dunn reveals the crucial influence that other species have upon our health,our well-being, and our world in The WildLife of Our Bodies--a fascinating tour through the hidden truths of natureand codependence. Dunn illuminates the nuanced, often imperceptible relationshipsthat exist between homo sapiens and other species, relationships that underpinhumanity's ability to thrive and prosper in every circumstance. Readers ofMichael Pollan's TheOmnivore's Dilemma will be enthralled by Dunn's powerful, lucid explorationof the role that humankind plays within the greater web of life on Earth.

Publisher: New York : Harper, c2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780061806483
006180648X
Branch Call Number: 612 Dunn 07/2011
Characteristics: xiv, 290 p. ;,24 cm.

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