Humanity"s descent the consequences of ecological instability by Richard Potts

Cover of: Humanity

Published by Morrow in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Human evolution.,
  • Human ecology.,
  • Natural selection.,
  • Biotic communities.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-300) and index.

Book details

StatementRick Potts ; illustrations by Jennifer Clark.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN281.4 .P65 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination325 p. :
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL965385M
ISBN 100688104703
LC Control Number96001699

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