The naked ape is a popular science book by desmond morris dr dr morris surprised society in 1967 by writing a pop anthropology book, first serialized in london's daily mirror tabloid, in which he described humans in the same objective, analytical way that zoologists describe animals. (ps: looking at this review a decade later, i noticed the only two other user comments are from one person who erroneously thinks the original book was a novel, and the other from someone who obviously hasn't seen the movie at all. The naked ape is a classic it’s about humans, but it’s written by a zoologist, who treats us as just another type of ape the premise is this: if you took the skin of one of each species of primate and examined them closely, there’s one that would stick out – the human. If the naked ape was a person i would marry it in a heartbeat under whatever terms it wished, and i would be more than happy to give my body over to producing as many of its children as i could because a book like this deserves to bear children more than most of us do.
Previous article in issue: information-seeking behavior and sources of influence in conformity previous article in issue: information-seeking behavior and sources of influence in conformity next article in issue: j o cole, and j r wittenborn (editors. Kirkus review an ideal introduction to the rebellious art movement zoologist morris ( cats in art , 2017, etc) is well-known for his many bbc nature programs and the influential the naked ape (1967), but he’s also a fine painter and was a member of the surrealist movement. Kirkus review the forest ape that became a ground ape that became a hunting ape that became a territorial ape has become a cultural ape but he'd be a happier, more assured animal if he'd acknowledge his evolutionary inheritance. The book has opened up another avenue for me - information on the aquatic ape, i'm not sure i believe this theory but it definitely makes for interesting reading, i'm about to begin reading a book solely on this subject.
1969 214 pages paperback book pages and binding are presentable with no major defects minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking overall a good condition item paper cover has mild edge. Life-changing books: the naked ape by elaine morgan over the years i wrote a second book about human evolution, and a third, fourth, and fifth, promoting hardy’s views but the attitude of. The naked man by desmond morris (the naked ape was published in 1967) in your last book, the naked woman, you waxed lyrical about our beautiful bodies in this one, you applaud us for being. The naked woman a study of the female body by desmond morris illustrated 276 pp thomas dunne books/st martin's press $2595 the sight of a feather in a peacock's tail, whenever i gaze at. Like desmond morris's _the naked ape_, this book is an old friend of mine the second volume in his well-known trilogy (the third is _intimate behavior_), this one makes a compelling case that modern cities are less like jungles and more like zoos.
The mammals: a guide to the living species (first edition | author of the naked ape) by morris, desmond and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom. Fiftieth anniversary edition - with a new preface by the author here is the naked ape at his most primal - in love, at work, at war meet man as he really is: relative to the apes, stripped of his veneer as we see him courting, making love, sleeping, socialising, grooming, playing. Naked ape rare book for sale this first edition, signed by desmond morris is available at bauman rare books. Culture books reviews the naked man, by desmond morris with best-selling books such as the naked ape and manwatching, this world-famous zoologist has managed to become head keeper at his. The naked ape’s view that the behavior of humans was determined largely by their biology and that humans share many characteristics with animals, particularly apes, was offensive to many readers.
Librarything review user review - centerpointmn - librarything an illustrated study of the naked ape or the homo sapiens or the human being as an aniaml with animal behaviors, instincts and pysical features. The provocative book sheds new light on our own behaviour and society, describing our ways of ‘feeding, sleeping, fighting, mating and rearing young’ (bbc, contemporary review) add to cart add to wishlist. Desmond john morris (born 24 january 1928) is an english zoologist, ethologist and surrealist painter, as well as a popular author in human sociobiologyhe is known for his 1967 book the naked ape, and for his television programmes such as zoo time.
The book, the naked ape: a zoologist's study of the human animal [bulk, wholesale, quantity] isbn# 9780385334303 in paperback by morris, desmond may be ordered in bulk quantities minimum starts at 25 copies. Review readable, surprising and provocative (the times)i really enjoyed the naked ape by desmond morris it was published in 1967 and is often a very amusing zoological perspective on human beings. When i tried to review this book (the human zoo) on 9/18/2014, i found that i couldn't because for some strange reason amazon links the two books together, so a review for the naked ape appears for both books. Praise & reviews “the perpetual challenge to atheists is that moral behavior requires religion—all that prevents tsunamis of depravity is a deity or two, some nice hymns, and the threat of hellfire and damnation.
The naked ape by desmond morris this work has become a benchmark of popular anthropology and psychology zoologist desmond morris considers humans as being simply another animal species in this classic book first published in 1967. Desmond morris transformed our perception of human beings - and enraged feminists - with his 1960s bestseller the naked ape forty years on, and as controversial as ever, he talks to stephen moss.