Books  Evolutionary Biology  Human Evolution & Anthropology 

Java Man: How Two Geologists Changed the History of Human Evolution

Out of Print

By: Garniss Curtis, Carl Swisher and Roger Lewin

256 pages, Col photos, b/w photos, illus, figs

Little, Brown and Company

Paperback | Mar 2002 | #124516 | ISBN: 0349114730
Out of Print Details
Hardback | Dec 2000 | #112880 | ISBN: 0316648604
Out of Print Details

About this book

&i;Java Man&o; is the scientific narrative of a landmark discovery, involving the fascinating adventure of the Dutch physician Eugene Dubois and his search for early humans in Java in the East Indies a century ago. There he uncovered the first fossils of our immediate ancestor, Homo erectus.


Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!


Biography

* Co-written by Roger Lewin, 1989 winner of the Science Book of the Year (later the Rhone Poulenc) prize for BONES OF CONTENTION.

Bestsellers in this subject

The Accidental Species

NHBS Price: £10.50 $13/€13 approx

Darwin's Hunch

NHBS Price: £16.95 $21/€20 approx

Zooarchaeology and Modern Human Origins

NHBS Price: £89.99 $113/€107 approx

Origins: The Search for Our Prehistoric Past

NHBS Price: £19.95 $25/€24 approx

Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why it Matters

NHBS Price: £25.99 $33/€31 approx