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Taylor, Timothy 1960 July 10-

Overview
Works: 70 works in 147 publications in 5 languages and 2,506 library holdings
Genres: History  Comparative studies  Cross-cultural studies  Juvenile works  Folklore  Conference papers and proceedings  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs 
Roles: Author, Honoree
Classifications: GN484.3, 306.7
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Most widely held works by Timothy Taylor
The prehistory of sex : four million years of human sexual culture by Timothy Taylor( Book )

26 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And he links ancient sexuality with our own in a contemporary survey of artificial insemination, surrogate pregnancies, drag queens, brothels, pornography, and the spectre of racial dominance. How has human sexuality changed - and how has it remained the same - over the span of millions of years? How did the ideas of eroticism, ecstasy, immortality, and beauty become linked to sex? Taylor explores these questions and sets out to prove that our sexual behavior is and has always been a matter of choice rather than something genetically determined. He eloquently and accessibly explains how our sexual politics - issues of gender and power, control and exploitation - are not new but are deeply rooted in our prehistory. Surely one of the most illuminating and controversial books on human sexuality ever written, The Prehistory of Sex invites readers to become voyeurs into the bizarre - and so far hidden - prehistoric sexual world
The buried soul : how humans invented death by Timothy Taylor( Book )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Do cannibals exist? It there evidence for contemporary human sacrifice? What are vampires? The Buried Soul charts the story of the human response to death from prehistory to the present day. At some moment in human history, our ancestors invented "death." Retracing four million years, this book investigates the many ways that humans, in facing death, first understood what it was to be alive. Their confrontation with mortality survives in early accounts of sacrifices, in blindfolded bodies preserved in peat bogs, and in the elaborate burials of disabled or deformed individuals among Neanderthals and the people of the Ice Age." "Timothy Taylor has spent his life sifting through the relics of encounters with death. In The Buried Soul he gathers evidence of how the ancients saw their universe and asks how we came to have not only a sense of the afterlife but also an image of the soul."--Jacket
The artificial ape : how technology changed the course of human evolution by Timothy Taylor( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While Darwin's theory explains our common descent, scientists have grappled with the reasons why human evolution defies the principles of natural selection and why, although we dominate the planet, we have become the weakest ape. In this fascinating narrative, leading archaeologist Timothy Taylor proposes that it was our early adoption of tools, objects, and, now, technology that changed us, demonstrating how: - baby slings made out of animal fur freed up our arms up to use tools; - clothes kept us warm, reducing our need for body hair; - shelter protected us from the elements and led our bodies to become slighter and physically weaker. Drawing on the latest fossil evidence, Taylor shows how humans made choices that assumed greater control over their own evolution"--
Atlas van archeologie by Michael Aston( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Dutch and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time team by Tim Taylor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time Team travels the country to investigate a wide range of archaeological sites. At each location they give themselves just 3 days to unearth the hidden treasures of the past
Atlas de l'archéologie by Michael Aston( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Présente les sites archéologiques depuis la préhistoire avec un site étudié en détail pour chaque période. Analyse les techniques artisanales (céramique, bronze, verre, monnaie..). Un chapitre est consacré à toutes les méthodes de l'archéologie moderne
Time team by Timothy Taylor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Join the Time Team on an archaeological discovery of Britain's past. 13 riveting episodes set in diverse locations from Barra in the Western Isles to Dungannon in Northern Ireland. Time Team have only 3 days at each location to excavate, retrieve and unearth history from the Paleolithic to the Industrial age"--Container
Time team( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Robinson and the team visit a tiny windswept island off the coast of Wales with no access so they must rig a 500-metre zip wire way above the wave-lashed rocks. They head to Dunwich to a village that is literally falling off the edge of the UK. The team visit Newmarket, the birthplace of horse racing and also don their hunting green, pick up their bows and arrows and head for the fringes of Sherwood Forest
The Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act and export vegetable production in Jamaica : implications for the Florida vegetable industry by Mark A Peters( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prehistoric Britain by Alex Frith( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the age of dinosaurs to the Roman invasion, this book tells the story of life in Britain during a vast and exciting period. Find out when and how people first came to Britain, discover the secrets of making bronze and iron, and explore the mystery of Stonehenge
Real vampires( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeologist Timothy Taylor and anthropologist Kathryn Denning set out on a global quest to discover the origins of the vampire myth and to find out why these creatures continue to have such a hold on our imaginations
Projected costs and returns for Florida vegetables for 1984-85 production season by Timothy Taylor( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updating America's social contract : economic growth and opportunity in the new century by Rudolph Gerhard Penner( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Focusing on three key issues - productivity growth, income inequality, and the aging of the baby-boom generation - this volume describes a "radically moderate" agenda that captures our political moment. The authors begin by acknowledging the difficult tradeoffs required for revamping programs for the aged and poor while keeping the economy growing. They then untangle the complexities of the policy debate and propose sensible ways to move America forward into the new century."--Jacket
An economic analysis of effort supply relationships between the swordfish and tuna longline fisheries in the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico by Jeffrey Rodrick( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Florida strawberry production and marketing facts by Timothy Taylor( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enhancing the role of value-added agriculture in tropical island economies : workshop proceedings, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, June 2-5, 1996( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agricultural globalization, trade, and the environment( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arguments and analyses contained in this book are intended to discuss several issues that must be considered in the continuing debates on agricultural policy
NAFTA or not : implications for CARICOM agricultural competitiveness by Patrick Antoine( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Productivity growth in Florida orange production by Timothy Taylor( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The artificial ape : how technology changed the course of human evolution
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The buried soul : how humans invented deathThe artificial ape : how technology changed the course of human evolutionUpdating America's social contract : economic growth and opportunity in the new centuryAgricultural globalization, trade, and the environment