Elaine Morgan





Elaine Morgan


Born
in Hopkinstown, Wales, The United Kingdom
November 07, 1920

Died
July 12, 2013

Genre


Welsh feminist and proponent of the aquatic ape evolution theory, which claims that mankind evolved from sea-based apes.

Morgan was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2009 Birthday Honours for services to literature and to education.

Average rating: 4.05 · 1,177 ratings · 134 reviews · 24 distinct works · Similar authors
The Descent of Woman: The C...

4.15 avg rating — 526 ratings — published 1972 — 17 editions
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The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis

3.93 avg rating — 229 ratings — published 1982 — 8 editions
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The Scars of Evolution

4.12 avg rating — 153 ratings — published 1990 — 7 editions
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The Descent of the Child: H...

3.89 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 1994 — 4 editions
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The Naked Darwinist: Questi...

3.74 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2008
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Aquatic Ape

3.97 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1982 — 5 editions
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Knock 'Em Cold, Kid

3.70 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Falling Apart

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Pinker's List

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L'origine della donna

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More books by Elaine Morgan…
“It would make it that much harder to delude ourselves that humanity's ancestors, alone in the animal kingdom, lost their hair by wandering out into the sunshine.”
Elaine Morgan, The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis

“Whales and dolphins have been aquatic for about 70 million years and seals for between 25 and 30 million years.”
Elaine Morgan, The Aquatic Ape Hypothesis

“subordination and explain her inferiority; for even as a copy she was not a very good copy. There were differences. She was not one of His best efforts. There is a line in an old folk song that runs: ’I called my donkey a horse gone wonky.’ Throughout most of the”
Elaine Morgan, The Descent of Woman

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