The Hand: How Its Use Shapes the Brain, Language, and Human Culture - Lucy to Lulu to Rose Summary & Analysis

Frank R. Wilson
This Study Guide consists of approximately 33 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Hand.
This section contains 279 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Hand: How Its Use Shapes the Brain, Language, and Human Culture Study Guide

Lucy to Lulu to Rose Summary and Analysis

Changes in global climate 65 million years ago initiate an ecosystem full of flowering and fruit-bearing trees with blossoms and fruits that fill treetops with a mealtime feast. Ground mammals eat vegetarian life and capture or scavenge carnivores but are too heavy or ill-equipped to reach the primate picnic in the treetops. Lucy and her descendants get used to battling for food on the open savannah and today's warriors learn skills necessary to wield skillets, pots and pans after chopping and slicing in kitchens.

Chefs must combine the skills of a warrior with the aesthetics of a poet to create subtle aromas, tastes and textures in a kitchen. They labor in a combination of strong kitchen work that takes physical endurance and survives only by killer instinct in business with the ability to make...

(read more from the Lucy to Lulu to Rose Summary)

This section contains 279 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Hand: How Its Use Shapes the Brain, Language, and Human Culture Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
The Hand: How Its Use Shapes the Brain, Language, and Human Culture from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.