The Resource Mismatch : why our world no longer fits our bodies, Peter Gluckman and Mark Hanson, (electronic resource)

Mismatch : why our world no longer fits our bodies, Peter Gluckman and Mark Hanson, (electronic resource)

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Mismatch : why our world no longer fits our bodies
Title
Mismatch
Title remainder
why our world no longer fits our bodies
Statement of responsibility
Peter Gluckman and Mark Hanson
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Our modern lifestyles, city-bound with abundant nutrition - are far removed from the hunter-gatherer lifestyles of our ancestors. However we have not evolved to reflect this change. This fascinating and controversial book explores whether it is this 'mismatch' that has led to the deadly explosion in lifestyle diseases we face today. - ;We have built a world that no longer fits our bodies. Our genes - selected through our evolution - and the many processes by which our development is tuned within the womb, limit our capacity to adapt to the modern urban lifestyle. There is a mismatch. We are se
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gluckman, Peter D
Dewey number
  • 576.58
  • 616.0015765
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
QH456
LC item number
.G58 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hanson, Mark A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ecological genetics
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Genotype-environment interaction
Label
Mismatch : why our world no longer fits our bodies, Peter Gluckman and Mark Hanson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-266) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Contents; Introduction: Our Bodies and our World; Part I. Match; 1. Our Comfort Zone; 2. Where Have We Come From?; 3. When We Were Very Young; 4. Things Ain't What They Used to Be; 5. Constrained by our Pasts; Part II. Mismatch; 6. Coming of Age; 7. A Life of Luxury; 8. Four Score Years and Ten; 9. Match and Mismatch; Epilogue; Notes; Acknowledgements; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (298 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281770028
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)1000000000539180
  • (EBL)415540
  • (OCoLC)476243201
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC430466
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC415540
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000539180
Label
Mismatch : why our world no longer fits our bodies, Peter Gluckman and Mark Hanson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-266) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Contents; Introduction: Our Bodies and our World; Part I. Match; 1. Our Comfort Zone; 2. Where Have We Come From?; 3. When We Were Very Young; 4. Things Ain't What They Used to Be; 5. Constrained by our Pasts; Part II. Mismatch; 6. Coming of Age; 7. A Life of Luxury; 8. Four Score Years and Ten; 9. Match and Mismatch; Epilogue; Notes; Acknowledgements; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (298 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281770028
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000539180
  • (EBL)415540
  • (OCoLC)476243201
  • (SSID)ssj0000203495
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12078105
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000203495
  • (PQKBWorkID)10259950
  • (PQKB)10074078
  • (SSID)ssj0000203494
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11168531
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000203494
  • (PQKBWorkID)10259949
  • (PQKB)11335360
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC430466
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC415540
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000539180

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