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Our Earliest Ancestors

By: B Kurtén

160 pages, Illus

Columbia University Press

Hardback | Nov 1993 | #33376 | ISBN: 0231080611
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About this book

Traces human descent from the birth of life three billion years ago to the emergence of modern man, taking in comparative anatomy, molecular biology and DNA mutation along the way.


Contents

Humanity and us; a long story, briefly told; prosimians - types and collateral branches; Africa - the original home?; Micoene lady; the fork in the road; hominids before homo; animals and humans; the ape-man; humans in the European Ice Age; us; the present and the future.

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