African genesis : a personal investigation into the animal origins and nature of man


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In 1955 on a visit to South Africa, Robert Ardrey became aware of the growing evidence that man had evolved on the African continent from carnivorous, predatory stock, who had also, long before man, achieved the use of weapons. A dramatist, Ardrey's interest in the African discoveries sprang less from purely scientific grounds than from the radical new light they cast on the eternal question: Why do we behave as we do? Are we naturally inclined towards war and weapons? From 1955 to 1961, Ardrey commuted between the museums ...

African Genesis: A Personal Investigation Into the Animal Origins and Nature of Man 2014, Storydesign Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780988604308

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