Brooks, Rob, 1970-

Sex, genes & rock 'n' roll : how evolution has shaped the modern world / Sex, genes, and rock and roll Rob Broooks. - Durham : University of New Hampshire Press, c2011. - 306 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Originally published: Sydney, N.S.W. : University of New South Wales Press, 2011.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-297) and index.

The weight of our ancestry -- Obesity is not for everyone -- Weapons of massive consumption -- Dwindling fertility -- Shakespearean love -- Wrapped around your finger -- Love is a battlefield -- Where have all the young girls gone? -- Blame it on the Stones -- About a boy -- Immortality.

Explains how evolution and genetics affect how we experience modern life.

9781611682366 (cloth : alk. paper) 1611682363 (cloth : alk. paper)

2011046328


Human evolution.
Social evolution.
Natural selection.

GN281 / .B764 2011b

599.93/8

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