African genesis: A personal investigation into the animal origins and nature of man [Robert Ardrey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “Not in innocence, and not in Asia, was mankind born.” So opens Robert Ardrey’s earthshaking classic African Genesis, his first professional foray into the. Find African Genesis by Ardrey, Robert at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

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African Genesis by Ardrey, Robert

It is a profound book, and its message stands. Books by Robert Ardrey. Advance copy in plain wraps with dust jacket. Yes, much has happened in the world of research on the early archeological roots of mankind as well as competing explanations regarding the behavior of early primates. This is a very poorly-constructed book and a truly painful read, which I eventually abandoned when I realized how little I had gleaned and that I would get no satisfaction from powering through the last quarter of rovert length.

A personal investigation into the animal origina and nature of man. We are known among the stars by our poems, not by our corpses. Becoming a Barbarian By: In Search of Human Nature. The idea of an African Genesis of humanity was met with fervent resistance in the scientific community. Miller translatorJ. Here are a few samples of Ardrey’s commentary: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery adrey local restaurants.


Turtle Africcan Books Published: For more details, see The Territorial Imperative. The classic study of human nature based on countless animal studies, the author marshalling a great mass of evidence and original research to posit that human nature is essentially violent, predatory, and warlike, as well as social and territorial, due to the evolutionary constraints and development of the human animal over millions of years.

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Callaghan Books South Published: African Genesis Ardrey, Robert London: And were it not so, then for humanity there would be no hope. Apr 07, Megan rated it liked it. A personal investigation into the animal origins and nature of man Robert Ardrey Give as a gift. Strawberry Hill Books Published: Your purchase also supports literacy charities.

Ardrey eventually came to be a vocal proponent of this thesis, introducing it, in modified form, to a broad audience rober African Genesis. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ardrey’s entertaining prose, it’s always good to be reminded of where our dysfunctional species came from.

Finally, original sin explained! African Genesis Robert Ardrey Collins.

robegt Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. That said, while an editor aggressively trimming the fat would have improve The topics in this book are, frankly, fascinating. There is ineradicable evidence that our cultural instincts were existent before man emerged.



rogert Mark Bramhall, Nate Blakeslee Length: Return to Book Page. The section waxing poetic about the evolution of death had me figuratively rolling my eyes. Prize plate to fep and some light foxing. Its prose was very “high-falutin” to the point of being distracting from the points the author was making. University of Chicago Press. The class that year was taught by a student teacher, Mr.

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A whole chapter is devoted to various theories to explain why the weather during the last 2 million years has been so variable. Louis Leakey and Charles Dart.

Used book in good condition. Mild foxing to prelims and fore-edges. In The Triumph of ChristianityBart Ehrman, a master explainer of Christian history, texts, and traditions, shows how a religion whose first believers were 20 or so illiterate day laborers in a remote part of the empire became the official religion of Rome, converting some 30 million people in arrican four centuries.