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Curvology David Bainbridge

Curvology By David Bainbridge

Curvology by David Bainbridge

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Using evolutionary biology and cutting-edge psychology, Professor Bainbridge explains why women are the only female animal to have curves, and how these curves rule our lives.

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Curvology: The Origins and Power of Female Body Shape by David Bainbridge

In Curvology, Cambridge Veterinary Anatomist David Bainbridge applies the science of evolutionary biology to women's bodies, to explain why the human female is the only female animal to have curves and how these curves rule our lives, by influencing not only sexual selection but also social hierarchy and self-image. Written in lucid and engaging prose, Bainbridge's unique brand of popular science also draws on illuminating references from zoology, art history, contemporary media culture, and a range of first-person interviews with some actual human women. Offering a level-headed and fresh perspective on a contentious issue, Curvology is a fascinating, controversial, and highly newsworthy read.

About David Bainbridge

DAVID BAINBRIDGE teaches Clinical Veterinary Anatomy at Cambridge University. He is the author of Teenagers: A Natural History and Middle Age: A Natural History.

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Curvology: The Origins and Power of Female Body Shape by David Bainbridge
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