Pandora's Seed: The Unforeseen Cost of Civilization

Version: Unabridged
Author: Spencer Wells
Narrator: Spencer Wells
Genres: History, Science & Technology, Animals & Nature, Social Science
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Published In: June 2010
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 6 hours, 30 minutes
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Overview

Using the latest genetic and anthropological data, Spencer Wells demonstrates that although humankind's decision to control our own food supply is what propelled us into the modern world, it had many downsides that we're just now beginning to recognize.

Author Details

Author Details

Wells, Spencer

Spencer Wells is an Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society and the director of the Genographic Project. After studying under genetic pioneer Luigi Cavalli-Sforza at Stanford University, he began an unusual career that mixes science, writing, and filmmaking. His acclaimed first book, "The Journey of Man," combined his own DNA research with the work of archaeologists, paleoanthropologists, paleoclimatologists, and linguists to show how modern humans came to populate the planet.