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Why Is Sex Fun? By Diamond Jared

Why Is Sex Fun?

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Human sexuality seems normal to us, but is bizarre by the standards of most other animals. This book argues that our strange sex lives were as crucial to our rise to human status as were our large brains. A variety of aspects of human sexuality which we take for granted are re-examined.

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Why Is Sex Fun?: The Evolution of Human Sexuality by Diamond Jared

How human sexuality came to be what it now is. Human sexuality seems normal to us but it is bizarre by the standards of other animals. Jarad Diamond Argues that our stange SEX lives were as crucial to our rise to human atatus as were our large brains. Among the usual aspects of human sexuality siscussed are female menopause, the role of men in human societies, our having SEX in private, our often having SEX for fun rather than procreation, and the explanation of women's breats even before use in lactation. These features might seem too natural to require explanation, but on reflection thay prove surprisingly difficult to account for.

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About Diamond Jared


Jared Diamond is Professor of Physiology at the Medical School of the University of California, Los Angeles. Trained in phsyiology, he later took up the study of ecology and has made fundamental contributions to both disciplines. He is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences and the author of The Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee (which won the British Science Book Prize in 1992) and Guns, Germs and Steel: A Short History of Everybody for the last 13,000 Years, also a winner in 1998. Emilia Fox, born in 1974, is the daughter of actors Edward Fox and Joanna David. She appeared in the BBC dramas Pri

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GOR001223631
Why Is Sex Fun?: The Evolution of Human Sexuality by Diamond Jared
Diamond Jared
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Orion Publishing Co
1997-07-14
176
0297817752
9780297817758
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