Hands (Princeton Science Library #103) (Paperback)

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Intended for all readers--including magicians, detectives, musicians, orthopedic surgeons, and anthropologists--this book offers a thorough account of that most intriguing and most human of appendages: the hand. In this illustrated work, John Napier explores a wide range of absorbing subjects such as fingerprints, handedness, gestures, fossil remains, and the making and using of tools.

About the Author


The late John Napier was a physician specializing in hands, and was also a professor and writer on primates and evolution. Russell H. Tuttle is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Chicago.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780691025476
ISBN-10: 0691025479
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication Date: March 14th, 1993
Pages: 200
Language: English
Series: Princeton Science Library