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The Hand

How Its Use Shapes the Brain, Language, and Human Culture

The Hand( )
Author: Wilson, Frank R.
ISBN:978-0-679-74047-6
Publication Date:Oct 1999
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

"A startling argument . . . provocative . . . absorbing." --The Boston Globe "Ambitious . . . arresting . . . celebrates the importance of hands to our lives today as well as to the history of our species." --The New York Times Book Review The human hand is a miracle of biomechanics, one of the most remarkable adaptations in the history of evolution. The hands of a concert pianist can elicit glorious sound and stir emotion; those of a...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13 x 20.2 x 2.2 cm
Book Weight:0.38 Kilograms



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