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Monkey in the Mirror: Essays on the Science of What Makes us Human

By: Ian Tattersall

203 pages, no illustrations

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #127028 | ISBN: 0198515693
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A leading anthropologist considers the fundamental questions of human origins in a collection of essays. Tattersall stresses the importance of chance and improvisation in human evolution.

A touchstone for any reader intent on a brief guided tour of the contemporary discipline ... There is much in this brief book that inspires reflection ... written with such facility and in such fluent prose ... any reader who is prepared to devote time and thought to this brief book will be abundantly rewarded. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews Concise but penetrating book. Good Book Guide This exceptional collection of essays, by one of the foremost anthropologists in the world, provides unparalleled insight into how we became human - a must read!' Donald Johanon, author of Lucy

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