Third Chimpanzee, The
On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal
(Paperback)

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This is exactly the kind of book that should be a 'set text' for secondary school science: engaging, thought-provoking and bang up to the minute. if your teachers aren't recommending books like this - go out and get them anyway.'- Guy Claxton, author of What's the Point of School? 'Thoughtful readers interested in any fields related to evolutionary science, anthropology, psychology, human history, and culture will find plenty to ponder.' - School Library Journal

The Third Chimpanzee was first published in 1991 and has been in print ever since. This new, illustrated edition is aimed at a young readership. In it, Jared Diamond explores what makes us human and poses fascinating questions including: If we share more than 98% of our DNA with chimpanzees, how is it that we can write, read, talk, build telescopes and bombs, while we put our speechless and bomb-less close relatives in cages and zoos? What can woodpeckers teach us about spacecraft? Is genocide a human invention? Why does extinction matter? Why are we destroying the natural resources on which we depend for survival? What hope is there for future generations? The Third Chimpanzee for Young Readers is not only a mind-boggling survey of how we came to be who we are, but a plea to the next generation to "make better decisions than their parents and get us out of the mess we're in."

With its fascinating facts and accessible style The Third Chimpanzee is an ideal introduction for young adults to evolution and the human story Jared Diamond has sold over 100,000 books in the UK alone (including the bestselling Collapse and Guns, Germs, and Steel) and has been described by the Sunday Telegraph as ‘one of the very few scientists to have changed the way we think about history’

AuthorDiamond
BindingPaperback
EAN9781780747484
ISBN1780747489
Height780 mm
Length508 mm
Width106 mm
Weight77 g
LanguageEnglish
Language TypePublished
MPN23030887
Number Of Pages384
Part Number23030887
Product GroupBook
Publication Date2015-09-01
PublisherOneworld/ Pan Macmillan India
StudioOneworld/ Pan Macmillan India
Sales Rank19299

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  • The author associated with Third Chimpanzee, The: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal is Diamond.
  • The EAN for Third Chimpanzee, The: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal is 9781780747484.
  • The ISBN for Third Chimpanzee, The: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal is 1780747489.
  • The height for Third Chimpanzee, The: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal is 780 mm.
  • The length for Third Chimpanzee, The: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal is 508 mm.
  • The width for Third Chimpanzee, The: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal is 106 mm.
  • The weight for Third Chimpanzee, The: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal is 77 g.
  • The language for Third Chimpanzee, The: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal is English.
  • The MPN (Manufacturer's part number) for Third Chimpanzee, The: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal is 23030887.
  • The binding of Third Chimpanzee, The: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal is Paperback.
  • The number of pages for Third Chimpanzee, The: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal are 384.
  • The part number for Third Chimpanzee, The: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal is 23030887.
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  • The publication date for Third Chimpanzee, The: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal is 2015-09-01.
  • The publisher for Third Chimpanzee, The: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal is Oneworld/ Pan Macmillan India.
  • The producer for Third Chimpanzee, The: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal is Oneworld/ Pan Macmillan India.
  • The sales rank for Third Chimpanzee, The: On the Evolution and Future of the Human Animal is 19299.