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Origins of Humankind

By: Stephen Tomkins

136 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Jul 1998 | Edition: 2 | #96486 | ISBN: 0521466768
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New edition of The Origins of Mankind. Starts by explaining the theory of evolution with further chapters discussing the human journey.


1. The discovery of evolution; 2. Primates: our contemporary cousins; 3. Mechanisms for change; 4. The record of the rocks; 5. Our living record; 6. Thinking about evolution; 7. The apes that stood up; 8. The australopithecines: the man-apes of Africa; 9. Homo habilis: the making of humankind; 10. Homo erectus: tools, hunting and fire; 11. Homo sapiens: the Neanderthals and the African Eve; 12. The Neolithic revolution: the end of prehistory.

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