African genesis: A personal investigation into the animal origins and nature of man [Robert Ardrey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “Not in innocence, and not in Asia, was mankind born.” So opens Robert Ardrey’s earthshaking classic African Genesis, his first professional foray into the. Find African Genesis by Ardrey, Robert at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Initially, both lived in the African forests. Among Robert Ardrey’s many captivating assertions genesiz these: At some point, unable to locate my paperback edition from my time in Africa, I wrote away for a used hardcover edition, which when it arrived bore the inscription of William L.

It makes great sense to me. Good, modern, civilized Western men today are expected to think like “citizens of the world” – obligated to everyone rrobert no one.

Yes, much has happened in the world of research on the early archeological roots of mankind as well as competing explanations regarding the behavior of early primates. Jan 15, Edward Simpon rated it it was amazing. Before men ruled the earth, there were wolves. arfican

Jack Donovan, James Dorton Length: The author links the evolution of gnesis saps to a species of killer apes in Africa.

The result was African Genesis.

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He saw the skull of a juvenile proto-human, apparently bashed in. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. And that if it should not be true, and our instincts rooted in our heritage, our minds free, we have no future but extinction.

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Man is a predator whose natural instinct is to kill with a weapon. To ask other readers questions about African Genesisplease sign up.

Your tiny ape brain can’t handle evolution, so take drugs Without a sense of who they are and what group they have a place in, modern men are becoming increasingly detached, disoriented, vulnerable, and ever more easily manipulated. Well what can I say about this book?

Perhaps one of the most revolutionary works of philosophy ever presented, The Phenomenology of Spirit is Hegel’s work that is in numerous ways extraordinary. Steve Brusatte Narrated by: A whole chapter is devoted to various theories to explain why the weather during the last 2 million years has been so variable.

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Retrieved from ” https: It turns out that the Neanderthals’ behavior was surprisingly modern: Friedrich Nietzsche Narrated by: Other books in the series.

Jon Hi Lucy – All four of Robert Ardrey’s books on human behavior and evolution are available in Kindle format and paperback through Gobert here: Read more Read less. Perhaps the most startling discovery to come out of this new field is horizontal gene transfer HGTor the movement of genes across species lines.

Robert Ardrey here presents the evidence that established proof ggenesis man’s descent from carnivorous, predatory apes is not open to question- but merely, perhaps, to amplification and modification.

Fine red cloth, gilt lettering bright on spine, tiny ink cross-out at top tip of first front end paper, bookmark with book title included, lightly browned pages, two foldout color charts of chronology of man’s evolution, badly creased at long edge near zrdrey on pp. Dec 17, Curtiss rated it it was amazing Shelves: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The boards are rubbed.


Following the publication of African Genesis the science of ethologywhich is based on the methodological assumption of the cross-relevance of anthropology and zoologyunderwent a massive flourishing. Light rub wear to edges. In a curious sort of way, the book has been with me ever since but only recently did I establish time to reread African Genesis.

Regarding his later-in-life return to science, Ardrey wrote “while peasant and poet may apprehend a truth, it is the obligation of science to define it, to prove it, to assimilate its substance into the body of scientific thought, and gsnesis make its conclusions both available and understandable to the society of which science is a part. Has wear to the cover and pages. By clicking on “Submit” you agree roberf you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

In The Triumph of ChristianityBart Ehrman, a master explainer of Christian history, texts, and traditions, shows how a religion whose first believers were 20 or so illiterate day laborers in a remote part of the empire became the official religion of Rome, converting some 30 million people in just four centuries.

And so genesia shall we wonder at? Mar 27, Dayva rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ardrey’s many references to the tragic naturalist Eugene Marais point to further reading afgican profound implications for psychology and philosophy.

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