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Cran_Man added a title to their For later shelf Apr 29 2020
In this stunningly original book, renowned primatologist Richard Wrangham argues that "cooking" created the human race. At the heart of "Catching Fire" lies an explosive new idea: The habit of eating cooked rather than raw food permitted the...
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Cran_Man added a title to their For later shelf Apr 29 2020
Presents a history of the mid-seventeenth century group of courtiers and army officers referred to by their opponents as the Cavaliers that emerged to support the king during the English Civil War.
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Cran_Man added a title to their For later shelf Apr 29 2020
Describes how nineteenth-century British efforts to open China to trade set in motion the fall of the Qing dynasty and started a war that allowed for the rise of nationalism and communism in the twentieth century.
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Cran_Man added a title to their For later shelf Apr 08 2020
A natural history of the octopus, featuring personal narratives, underwater research, and closeup photography that details mating and predatory behaviors, intelligence, and problem-solving abilities.
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Cran_Man added a title to their For later shelf Apr 08 2020
"Peter Godfrey-Smith is a leading philosopher of science. He is also a scuba diver whose underwater videos of warring octopuses have attracted wide notice. In this book, he brings his parallel careers together to tell a bold new story of how...
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