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Mother Nature

A History of Mothers, Infants and Natural Selection

Mother Nature( )
Author: Hrdy, Sarah Blaffer
ISBN:978-0-679-44265-3
Publication Date:Sep 1999
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Pantheon
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

We are tempted to think of maternal instinct as a quality a woman has or lacks.  But the belief that mothers instinctively nurture their offspring--one of the West's most cherished ideals and a view widely accepted even in scientific circles--has become increasingly controversial. Mother Nature presents a radical new way of understanding how mothers act and why, and how this new understanding is changing the way scientists think about how evolution works.   Drawing on anthropology,...
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Book Details
Pages:752
Detailed Subjects: Family & Relationships / Parenting / Motherhood
Science / Life Sciences / Evolution
Science / Life Sciences / Zoology / Ethology (Animal Behavior)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.25 x 1.55 Inches
Book Weight:2.505 Pounds



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