Mutants

Author: Armand Marie Leroi
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101562765
Size: 76.35 MB
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Visit Armand Marie Leroi on the web: http://armandleroi.com/index.html Stepping effortlessly from myth to cutting-edge science, Mutants gives a brilliant narrative account of our genetic code and the captivating people whose bodies have ...

Mutants

Author: Armand Marie Leroi
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0006531644
Size: 28.19 MB
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Full of bizarre cases of genetic mutation and irregularity, "Mutants" is an amazing exploration of the human form in all its beautiful and unique guises.

Anatomies A Cultural History Of The Human Body

Author: Hugh Aldersey-Williams
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393348849
Size: 63.25 MB
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Combining science, history, and culture, explores every aspect of human anatomy from ancient body art to modern plastic surgery, discussing why some people are left-handed and why some cultures think the soul resides in the liver.

The Lagoon

Author: Armand Marie Leroi
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698170393
Size: 50.70 MB
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The Lagoon is both a travelogue and a study of the origins of science. And it shows how a philosopher who lived almost two millennia ago still has so much to teach us today. From the Hardcover edition.

Naming The Witch

Author: James T. Siegel
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804751957
Size: 13.55 MB
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Naming the Witch explores the recent series of witchcraft accusations and killings in East Java, which spread as the Suharto regime slipped into crisis and then fell.

Life Unfolding

Author: Jamie A. Davies
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199673535
Size: 28.64 MB
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Tells the story of human development from egg to adult, showing how the understanding of how human beings come to be has been transformed in recent years.

The Natural History Of Unicorns

Author: Dr. Chris Lavers
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061900842
Size: 24.27 MB
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In the endlessly fascinating The Natural History of Unicorns, author Chris Lavers ingeniously traces the legend of this mysterious creature to the real people, places, and animals that have influenced its story.

Freak Babylon

Author: Jack Hunter
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 29.35 MB
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A comprehensive study of freaks and freakshows, FREAK BABYLON also includes Doctor Frederick Treve's classic case history The Elephant Man and an illustrated account of the classic movie Freaks.

M Tter Museum

Author: Laura Lindgren
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 16.29 MB
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A lavishly illustrated collection of historical medical photographs from the archives of the renowned Philadelphia museum focuses on rare and unseen pieces taken as physician records between the 1860s and 1940s.

Human Anatomy

Author: Benjamin A. Rifkin
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
ISBN:
Size: 70.22 MB
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An authoritative history of anatomical illustration incorporates the latest scientific discoveries and digital imaging technology to reveal how art and science worked together to create a developing understanding of the human body and how ...