Seven Skeletons

Author: Lydia V. Pyne
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0525429859
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"A science historian describes seven famous ancestral fossils that have become known around the world, including the three-foot tall "hobbit" from Flores, the Neanderthal of La Chapelle, the Taung Child, the Piltdown Man hoax, Peking Man, ...

Almost Human

Author: Lee Berger
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426218125
Size: 52.26 MB
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A story of defiance and determination by a controversial scientist, this is Lee Berger's own take on finding Homo naledi, an all-new species on the human family tree and one of the greatest discoveries of the 21st century.

Bones Of Contention

Author: Roger Lewin
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226476513
Size: 60.81 MB
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Explores the nature of the debate over the findings of paleoanthropologists, looking at how the biases and preconceptions of scientists in the field shape their work, and telling the stories of some of the world's major fossil finds.

The Last Lost World

Author: Lydia Pyne
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101583681
Size: 55.46 MB
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This story explains the place of the Pleistocene in shaping intellectual culture, and the role of a rapidly evolving culture in creating the idea of the Pleistocene and in establishing its dimensions.

Lucy S Legacy

Author: Dr. Donald Johanson
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780307451682
Size: 18.12 MB
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Thirty-five years after Lucy, Johanson continues to enthusiastically probe the origins of our species and what it means to be human. From the Hardcover edition.

An Introduction To Molecular Anthropology

Author: Mark Stoneking
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118061624
Size: 24.78 MB
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Filling a unique and unmet need for introductory molecular anthropology texts, An Introduction to Molecular Anthropology covers basic genetic concepts, such as what genes are, what they do, and how they are inherited.

Bookshelf

Author: Lydia Pyne
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1501307339
Size: 24.27 MB
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With a shrewd eye toward this particular moment in the history of books, Pyne takes the reader on a tour of the bookshelf that leads critically to this juncture: amid rumors of the death of book culture, why is the life of the bookshelf in ...

50 Great Myths Of Human Evolution

Author: John H. Relethford
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470673915
Size: 60.89 MB
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A compendium of the most up-to-date and fascinating information in human evolution, this guide also equips readers with the skills to question and critically evaluate the field as it changes in the future.