Sarah Hrdy: "Mother Nature: A History of Mothers, Infants, and Natural Selection" (Pantheon)

Sarah Hrdy: "Mother Nature: A History of Mothers, Infants, and Natural Selection" (Pantheon)

In her new book, anthropologist Sarah Blaffer Hrdy challenges conventional assumptions about "maternal instinct" in offering the latest research and interpretations about what it means to be a mother. She draws on history, biology...

In her new book, anthropologist Sarah Blaffer Hrdy challenges conventional assumptions about "maternal instinct" in offering the latest research and interpretations about what it means to be a mother. She draws on history, biology, animal behavior, literature, psychology, and her own personal experience.

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Sarah Hrdy

author and anthropologist

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