The Naked Ape; Desmond Morris
Condition: As New
FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY EDITION - WITH A NEW PREFACE BY THE AUTHOR
Here is the Naked Ape at his most primal - in love, at work, at war. Meet man as he really is: relative to the apes, stripped of his veneer as we see him courting, making love, sleeping, socialising, grooming, playing.
Zoologist Desmond Morris's classic takes its place alongside Darwin's Origin of the Species, presenting man not as a fallen angel, but as a risen ape, remarkable in his resilience, energy and imagination, yet an animal nonetheless, in danger of forgetting his origins. With its penetrating insights on man's beginnings, sex life, habits and our astonishing bonds to the animal kingdom, The Naked Ape is a landmark, at once provocative, compelling and timeless.
'Original, provocative and brilliantly entertaining. It's the sort of book that changes people's lives' Sunday Times
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