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Little People and a Lost World: An Anthropological Mystery

By: L Goldenberg

112 pages, Col photos, diagrams, maps

Twenty-First Century Books

Hardback | Dec 2007 | #166298 | ISBN-13: 9780822559832
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NHBS Price: £46.00 $56/€51 approx

About this book

In 2003 archaeologists digging in a cave on Flores Island in Indonesia made a fascinating discovery: they uncovered an extremely small humanlike skeleton. Research showed the skeleton wasn't that of a child. It was a grown woman who lived 18,000 years ago. Was this woman a very small human or a newly discovered ancestor of us all? The discovery of these little people amazed scientists all over the world-but caused bitter controversy among the researchers involved.

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