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User Review  - BillRob - LibraryThing

Great book showing how the development of "modern" human practices drove evolution into our current Modern practices that we all love today. Several thought leaders today would label this book as ... Read full review

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User Review  - vpfluke - LibraryThing

In contrast to many biologists, this book sets out to show that human evolution has moved faster since the onslaught of civilization. The difference between races is more than cultural, but to some ... Read full review

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User Review  - nosajeel - LibraryThing

Overwritten, did not feel reliable, too much was repeating the standard story, develops fully the notion that genetic evolution is ongoing and has played a role not just in the origins of humans but in their prehistory and even history. Read full review

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

Some interesting ideas - mainly the fact that human evolution is a continuous process, and attempts to provide some evidence of that. Some shoddy logic, sparse citations and tenuously supported ideas ... Read full review

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2009-2010 Environmental Science Student:
This was overall a very interesting book. It was at first a bit dull, but after the first few sections became much more engaging. It has a lot of interesting
facts about human evolutionary traits and talks a lot about how agriculture affected gene-flow and the evolution of modern humans. It also addresses how evolution has not stopped; we are still evolving. towards the end of the book the authors write about how certain traits came about, such as intelligence and eye color, through history. The book is fascinating but can be tedious at times, but is a good read. 

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