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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Basic Books
Publication date January 26, 1995
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780465021437
ISBN-10 0465021433
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.45 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $17.00
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
How we choose—and lose—our mates has always been a source of fascination. This controversial book is the first to present a unified theory of human mating behavior. The Evolution of Desire is based on the most massive study of human mating ever undertaken, encompassing more than 10,000 peoples of all ages from thirty-seven cultures worldwide. If we all want love, why is there so much conflict in our most cherished relationships? To answer this question, we must look into our evolutionary past, according to David M. Buss. For in attracting, keeping, and even breaking up with our mates, we are closer to our ancestral forebears than many of us think.


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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780465077502
 
from Basic Books (February 1, 1994)
9780465077502 | details & prices | List price $22.00
About: Using material culled from a study encompassing more than ten thousand people from thirty-seven cultures worldwide, this examination of mating behavior across cultures reveals the reasons for the differences between the sexes.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780465008025 Book cover for 9780465021437 Book cover for 9780465097760
 
4 reprint edition from Basic Books (December 27, 2016)
9780465097760 | details & prices | 368 pages | List price $17.99
About: The groundbreaking, provocative book that uses evolutionary psychology to explain human mating and the mysteries of love.
Reprint edition from Basic Books (June 25, 2003)
9780465008025 | details & prices | 288 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $17.95
About: With two new chapters by the author.
The price comparison is for this edition
With Kevin Harrison | from Basic Books (January 26, 1995)
9780465021437 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $17.00
This edition also contains Speak to the World's Heart: Looking at the Role of Language and Cutural Skills in the Global Economic Network
About: How we choose—and lose—our mates has always been a source of fascination.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780465021437 Book cover for 9781508409366
 
from Createspace Independent Pub (February 2, 2015)
9781508409366 | details & prices | 30 pages | 5.06 × 7.81 × 0.07 in. | List price $8.00
About: Learning another language - one of the most quintessential skills a person can invest in in today's every shrinking world.
The price comparison is for this edition
With David M. Buss | from Basic Books (January 26, 1995); titled "The Evolution of Desire: Strategies of Human Mating"
9780465021437 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $17.00
This edition also contains The Evolution of Desire: Strategies of Human Mating
About: How we choose—and lose—our mates has always been a source of fascination.

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