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The descent of the child

human evolution from a new perspective

by Elaine Morgan

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human evolution,
  • Children -- Evolution

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElaine Morgan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN281.4 .M674 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 197 p. ;
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1122247M
    ISBN 100195098951
    LC Control Number94049137

      The Discomfort of Evening by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld review – a family’s grief realistic bleakness and descent into surreal darkness. The book doesn’t quite keep the promise of its. The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein Kiersten White. Delacorte, $ (p) ISBN a brilliant child prone to rage. Elizabeth becomes everything to Victor—his.

      The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Saving Bobbi: One girl's descent into the world of child sex trafficking by Pam Louwagie at Barnes & Noble. FREE 3/5(2).   The Children’s Book Council (CBC) is the nonprofit trade association of children’s book publishers in North America, dedicated to supporting the industry and promoting children’s books .

      The charge was led by Jessica Agudelo, a children’s librarian in the Bronx who is of Colombian descent and grew up in Sunnyside, Queens. “I realized many of the books that I Author: Concepción de León. This is a collection of the first three titles in The Descent Series, which are gritty urban fantasy books about an exorcist, a witch, and their battles against the forces of Heaven and Hell. © SM Reine (P) Red Iris Books.


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The descent of the child by Elaine Morgan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Descent of the Child takes her further into the fray with a provocative new argument adding new evidence to support AAT even as she explores such urgent topics as conception and infertility, the maturation of the fetus, child rearing and parental roles, overpopulation, and a woman's place in society.

This fascinating book should be read by parents (both new and soon to be) as well as anyone Cited by: Elaine Morgan, an internationally bestselling science writer known for her iconoclastic take on evolutionary theory, addresses these questions and more in The Descent of the Child, an intriguing and controversial look at human evolution from the point of view of infant development/5.

The Descent of the Child: Human Evolution from a New Perspective (Penguin Science) Paperback – January 1, /5(19). Descent of the Child [Elaine Morgan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Descent of the Child: Elaine Morgan: : Books Skip to main content. Elaine Morgan's The Descent of Woman () was about the importance of a female viewpoint on human evolution, attacking the then common assumption that the subjects of evolution were adult males.

The Descent of the Child does the same thing for children, looking at the ways in which different selective forces and physiological and developmental constraints make childhood a critical arena for. The book covers development of a child from conception to puberty, although the so-called latency period appears to be lumped all together and not explored much.

At each stage the author points out various aspects of children not found in adults, nor in our closest relatives and addresses possible evolutionary reasons for them/5.

It seems obvious that human evolution has to be explained through both male and female, possibly equally but more probably recognising women's additional role in giving birth and the need to balance the evolutionary interests of the foetus and the mother (see also her book about the descent of the child)/5(56).

The Descent is a story about the expansion of our world, the discovery of new life, and the search for “Historic Satan” himself. Most of the story takes place miles underground and Jeff Long, a real life cave diver, brings those environments to us through detailed prose.4/5.

Buy The Descent of the Child: Human Evolution from a New Perspective First Edition by Morgan, Elaine (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(20). The Descent is a science fiction / horror novel by American author Jeff Long.

It describes the discovery and exploration of an extensive labyrinth of tunnels and passages stretching throughout the Earth's upper mantle, found to be inhabited by a malicious species of alternately-evolved troglofauna hominids.

1 Plot summary 2 CharactersAuthor: Jeff Long. Chinese American Books for Kids Honorable Mention. The Year of the Book by Andrea Cheng. The Year of the Book is a subtle and realistic portrayal of what it means to grow up as a second generation Asian American.

For 4th grader Anna Wang, it means being on the sidelines at school while her once best friend trades up socially. Elaine Morgan OBE, FRSL (7 November – 12 July ), was a Welsh writer for television and the author of several books on evolutionary anthropology, especially the aquatic ape hypothesis which she advocated as a corrective to what she saw as theories which purveyed gendered stereotypes and thus failed to adequately take account of women’s role in human evolution.

Written with a precision that captures every emotion, every moment of fear, as each member of the family searches for answers, Descent is a perfectly crafted thriller that races like an avalanche toward its heart-pounding conclusion, and heralds the arrival of a master Elaine Morgan, an internationallybestselling science writer known for her iconoclastic take on evolutionary theory, addresses these questions and more in The Descent of the Child, an intriguing and controversial look at human evolution from the point of view of infant development.

The Descent of Woman is a pioneering work, the first to argue for the equal role of women in human evolution. On its first publication in it sparked an international debate and became a rallying-point for feminism, changing the terminology of anthropologists forever/5. From the beginning to the surprising end, Descent is a relentless page-turner, and one of the best books I've read this year.” —Haven Kimmel, author of A Girl Named Zippy and Iodine.

From the Publisher “Descent is the best novel I've read in a long time. Unlike most books that fall into the category of Page Turner, this one also falls in 4/4(48). It seems obvious that human evolution has to be explained through both male and female, possibly equally but more probably recognising women's additional role in giving birth and the need to balance the evolutionary interests of the foetus and the mother (see also her book about the descent of the child)/5(63).

As Jean Piaget wrote: 'The child explains the adult far more than the reverse.' "The Descent of Child" looks at evolution from the child's point of view - from conception and the development of the foetus to birth, child rearing and parental roles.

The Descent of the Child tells the story of the development of a human child from the moment of insemination to puberty. In the process, Morgan develops a stunning theory of the origins of human intelligence, arguing that our capacity for intelligence is a by-product of evolving babyhood.

Johnston tracks the dissolution of a family following the disappearance of the teenage daughter during a Colorado vacation. Grant and Angela Courtland’s marriage might not be rock solid, but it’s working when they take their two children, year-old college-bound track star Caitlin and shy year-old Sean, on vacation in the Colorado Rockies.

“The Descent of the Child” is fun. It leaves the reader rich in anecdote, semi-convinced about Morgan’s controversial theory, and very informed about infant : BETTYANN KEVLES.COVID Resources.

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.The Descent of Monsters is the third novella in the silpunk fantasy series does not follow the twins anymore, not directly, and it's told completely through letters, parts of diaries and reports.

I didn't like this novella as much as the first two books, for two main reasons: the format, and the main character/5.