My Library

University LibraryCatalogue

Limit search to items available for borrowing or consultation
Result Page: Previous Next
Can't find that book? Try BONUS+
Look for full text

Search Discovery

Search CARM Centre Catalogue

Search Trove

Add record to RefWorks

Author Marks, Jonathan (Jonathan M.), 1955-

Title What it means to be 98% chimpanzee : apes, people, and their genes / Jonathan Marks.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xiii, 312 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-302) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Molecular anthropology -- The ape in you -- How people differ from one another -- The meaning of human variation -- Behavioral genetics -- Folk heredity -- Human nature -- Human rights ... for apes? -- A human gene museum? -- Identity and descent -- Is blood really so damn thick? -- Science, religion, and worldview.
Summary Presenting the field of molecular anthropology - a synthesis of the holistic approach of anthropology with the reductive approach of molecular genetics - this text provides an understanding of the science of human evolution and confronts the problems of racial classification in science head on.
Notes Biological Anthropology Section of the American Anthropological Association W.W. Howells Prize, 2003.
Other author University of California Press.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Human beings -- Animal nature.
Human genetics.
Human molecular genetics.
Human evolution.
Electronic books.
Variant Title What it means to be ninety-eight percent chimpanzee
Other uniform title University of California Press collection.
ISBN 9780520930766 (electronic bk.)
0520930762 (electronic bk.)
9780520925953 (electronic bk.)
0520925955 (electronic bk.)
9780520226159 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0520226151 (cloth ; alk. paper)