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Human Diversity

By: Richard Lewontin

175 pages, B/w photos, illus, maps

W.H. Freeman & Co. Ltd

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #32906 | ISBN: 0716760134
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Lewontin explores the complexity of human variation and tackles the controversial question: Are our personalities and capabilities predetermined by our genes? Answering with a resounding `no', Human Diversity makes the case that biological differences are only a small part of what makes individuals unique - anyone, regardless of race, class, sex, has the potential to develop any identity within the spectrum of humanity.
`A compelling text for lay readers who wish to rise above the level of the `gene machine,' to which much scientific journalism on the sociobiological debate has descended' - New Scientist.


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