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The Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story

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The Neanderthals Rediscovered

The Neanderthals' story has been transformed thanks to new discoveries...

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By: Dimitra Papagianni (Author), Michael A Morse (Author)

208 pages, 20 colour photos, 50 b/w photos, illustrations and maps

Thames & Hudson

Hardback | Aug 2013 | Edition: 1 | #208171 | ISBN-13: 9780500051771
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For too long the Neanderthals have been seen as dim-witted evolutionary dead-enders who looked and behaved completely differently from us, but in recent years their story has been transformed thanks to new discoveries and advances in scientific techniques.

In a compelling narrative one that has not previously been told in a way that encompasses the entire dramatic arc from evolution to expansion to extinction The Neanderthals Rediscovered takes a fresh and engaging look at the whole story of the Neanderthals, setting out all the evidence, redressing the balance and arriving at a fairer assessment of a species that was closely related to us and in so doing addresses what it is to be human.


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