Against the Grain

Against the Grain

In this provocative, wide-ranging book, Against the Grain, Richard Manning offers a dramatically revisionist view of recent human evolution, beginning with the vast increase in brain size that set us apart from our primate relatives and brought an accompanying increase in our need for nourishment. For 290,000 years, we managed to meet that need as hunter-gatherers, a state in which Manning believes we were at our most human: at our smartest, strongest, most sensually… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 01, 2005)

Collection: North Point Press

Language: English


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