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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:Sep 1999
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
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):5.07 x 7.878 x 0.858 Inches
Book Weight:0.836 Pounds



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