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The Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee: Evolution and Human Life

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By: Jared M Diamond

360 pages, Figs, maps

Hutchinson

Hardback | May 1991 | #10963 | ISBN: 0091742684
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Prize-winning book on the evolution of man, and his past, present and future effect on his environment.


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Biography

Jared Diamond is Professor of Physiology at the University of California, Los Angeles. Trained in physiology, he later took up the study of ecology and has made fundamental contributions to both disciplines. He is among the worlds leading zoologists and experts on birds. He has made many trips to the mountains of New Guinea to study their unique birds, rediscovered their long-lost bowerbird, and advises New Guinea governments on conservation. As well as writing technical articles in his many fields of interest, Jared Diamond writes regularly for popular science journals. He is married, and has twin sons.

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