1 edition of Pandora"s seed found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -220) and index.
|LC Classifications||GF75 .W46 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 230 p. :|
|Number of Pages||230|
|ISBN 10||9781400062157, 9780679603740|
|LC Control Number||2009040010|
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In Pandora's Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization he takes on the topic of early man's transition from hunter-gatherer to an argicultural ba years ago during the Neolithic revolution. Using his background in population genetics, Wells makes the case that in opting for the settled lives of farmers our early ancestors set us on a Cited by: Pandora’s Seed is an eye-opening book for anyone Pandoras seed book by the past and concerned about the future.
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Spencer Wells argues in Pandoras Seed that there are two critical events in humanitys (relatively) recent past that have pushed us onto the path leading to modern civilization. Two cusps that have led to the marvels we enjoy today, as well as the horrors (which explains the books subtitle: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization)/5.
Pandora’s Seed is an eye-opening book for anyone fascinated by the past and concerned about the future. About Pandora’s Seed. Ten thousand years ago, our species made a radical shift in its way of life: We became farmers rather than hunter-gatherers.
Although this decision propelled us into the modern world, renowned geneticist and. Pandora’s Seed draws upon compelling anecdotes and moving personal narratives to crystallize a crucial turning point in the history of our species, the point at which modern human beings stop and look back at our long evolutionary trajectory, and confront squarely its dark side, its cost.
A population geneticist examines how human endeavors have shaped the world and finds that not all the changes have been beneficial. When prehistoric Pandoras seed book first sowed seeds s years ago, they had no idea they were starting humans down the path to agriculture, settlements and civilization, a state now faced with grave : Spencer Wells.
Pandora’s Seed is an eye-opening book for anyone fascinated by the past and concerned about the future. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY APR 5, More food but also disease, craziness, and anomie resulted from the agricultural revolution, according to this diffuse meditation on progress and its discontents.
Wells (The Journey of Man), a geneticist /5(9). Pandora’s Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization is a synthesis of new evidence from human genetics and archaeology that can help us begin to address the growing and multiple crises we are now facing regarding crime, stress, pollution, and other issues.
We are richer, live longer, have more stuff, and can do amazing things that would have Author: Spencer Wells.
Freedom of movement was replaced by a pressure to work that is the forebear of the anxiety millions feel today. Spencer Wells offers a hopeful prescription for altering a life to which we were always ill-suited.
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What do terrorism, pandemic disease, and 3/5. Spencer Wells' book about the history of human development. Pandora's Seed Book Review stevebob Loading Unsubscribe from stevebob. Cancel Unsubscribe. Freedom of movement was replaced by a pressure to work that is the forebear of the anxiety millions feel today.
Spencer Wells offers a hopeful prescription for altering a life to which we were always ill-suited. Pandora’s Seed is an eye-opening book for anyone fascinated by the past and concerned about the future.3/5(5). Pandora's Lab is (as the subtitle says) seven stories of science gone wrong or, as I put it, when explaining this book to friends, "Seven time science forked up" It's kind of hard to review this book because it was nonfiction science/5.
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Pandora Cannabis Seeds. Gift Giver In Greek legend, Pandora was the first woman on earth, endowed with a special gift from each of the Gods that sat on top of Mount Olympus/5(). Book Review: Pandora’s Seed by Spencer Wells.
August by Ian Welsh. There have been a number of technological revolutions during humanity’s existence. Perhaps the most important was the stone age tool revolution, really, but that’s not one we tend to focus on, it being so far in the past.
This is an important book, to nail. But while The Journey of Man was a historically inflected work of genetics, Pandora's Seed is a scientifically inflected work of history; political, social, and economic. There are broad family similarities to Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, and Steel, but Pandora's Seed is both more tightly written and broader in scope.
Wells describes the past.Wells then offers a hopeful prescription for altering a life to which we were always ill-suited, changing priorities and self-destructive appetites before it's too late. A riveting and accessible scientific detective story, Pandora's Seed is an eye-opening book for anyone fascinated by the past and concerned about the future.