The red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature [Audiobook] download free by Matt Ridley

The red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature Audiobook download free by Matt Ridley
  • Listen audiobook: The red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature
  • Author: Matt Ridley
  • Release date: 1994/6/8
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780140167726
  • Rating: 9.8 of 10
  • Votes: 889
  • Review by: Rosa Hammer
  • Review rating: 9.48 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/27
  • Duration: 5H7M6S in 256 kbps (83.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-06
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, MPEG-4 DST, WMA, WAV, MP3, MPEG4, ATRAC, AIFF (compression TZO, LZMA, TAR.GZ, ZIP, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 416
  • Includes a PDF summary of 38 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 27M7S (7.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Sex is as fascinating to scientists as it is to the rest of us. A vast pool of knowledge, therefore, has been gleaned from research into the nature of sex, from the contentious problem of why the wasteful reproductive process exists at all, to how individuals choose their mates and what traits they find attractive. This fascinating book explores those findings, and their implications for the sexual behaviour of our own species. It uses the Red Queen from `Alice in Wonderland' - who has to run at full speed to stay where she is - as a metaphor for a whole range of sexual behaviours. The book was shortlisted for the 1994 Rhone-Poulenc Prize for Science Books.`Animals and plants evolved sex to fend off parasitic infection. Now look where it has got us. Men want BMWs, power and money in order to pair-bond with women who are blonde, youthful and narrow-waisted ... a brilliant examination of the scientific debates on the hows and whys of sex and evolution' Independent.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Sociology, Science: General Issues, Society & Culture: General, Sexual Behaviour, Evolution
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.83 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x18mm
  • Weight: 287g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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