[origins, Body, Mind, Culture, Peoples ]

Paperback - 2006
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Human is the definitive visual guide to understanding who we are - from the intricate workings of our bodies and the stages of life we all experience to the extraordinary power of our minds. Dramatic illustrations provide an astonishing insight into how the body works and help explain how science is finally unravelling the mind's mysteries.

A team of experts, led by author and broadcaster Robert Winston, examine the way we behave both as individuals and as members of complex societies, revealing the spectacular variety of human culture as expressed by our customs and rituals, art and beliefs, language and technology.

Alternative Title: Smithsonian Institution
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., c2006.
ISBN: 9780756619015
Branch Call Number: 599.9
Characteristics: 512 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 cm.


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