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Author Fisher, Helen E., author.

Title Anatomy of love : a natural history of mating, marriage, and why we stray / Helen Fisher, PhD.

Edition Completely revised and updated.
Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  302.3 FIS    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  302.3 FIS    AVAILABLE
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Description xii, 450 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Note Revised edition of the author's Anatomy of love: the natural history of monogamy, adultery, and divorce, 1992.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-426) and index.
Contents Games people play -- courting -- Why him? why her? -- The drive to love and who we choose -- Is monogamy natural? -- Of human bonding-- and cheating -- Why adultery? -- The nature of philandering -- Blueprint for divorce -- The three to four-year itch -- "When wild in woods the noble savage ran" -- Life in the trees -- Out of eden -- On the origin of monogamy and desertion -- The tyranny of love -- Evolution af attachment and love addictions -- Dressed to impress -- Nature's lures for seduction -- Men and women are like two feet: they need each other to get ahead -- Gender differences in mind -- Women, men, and power -- The nature of sexual politics -- Almost human -- Genesis of kinship and the teenager -- The first affluent society -- That short but imperious word "ought" -- Fickle passion -- Romance in yesteryears -- "Till death do us part" -- Birth of sexual double standards -- Future sex -- Slow love and forward to the past.
Subject Marriage.
Adultery.
Divorce.
Sex customs.
ISBN 9780393285222 (hardcover)
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