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The Third Chimpanzee : The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal

Jared Diamond

Find this book at books.google.com | eurobuch.com | buchhandel.de ASIN=0060984031, Category: Science, Language: E, cover: 492, pages: PB, year: 1992.

Book Description:
Though we share 98 percent of our genes with the chimpanzee, our species evolved into something quite extraordinary. Jared Diamond explores the fascinating question of what in less than 2 percent of our genes has enabled us to found civilizations and religions, develop intricate languages, create art, learn science--and acquire the capacity to destroy all our achievements overnight. The Third Chimpanzee is a tour de force, an iconoclastic, entertaining, sometimes alarming look at the unique and marvelous creature that is the human animal.