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Author McGilchrist, Iain

Title The master and his emissary : the divided brain and the making of the Western world / Iain McGilchrist

Publ Info New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, [2009]
 RWU Main Library  QP385.5 .M36 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 534 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Originally published: 2009. Reprint 2010
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Asymmetry and the brain -- What do the two hemispheres 'do'? -- Language, truth, and music -- The nature of the two worlds -- The primacy of the right hemisphere -- The triumph of the left hemisphere -- Imitation and the evolution of culture -- The ancient world -- The Renaissance and the Reformation -- The Enlightenment -- Romanticism and the Industrial Revolution -- The modern and post-modern worlds
LC subject Cerebral dominance
Civilization, Western
ISBN 9780300168921 (pbk.)
0300168926 (pbk.)