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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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NHBS Price: £25.99 $33/€31 approx

About this book

New edition of The Origins of Mankind. Starts by explaining the theory of evolution with further chapters discussing the human journey.


Contents

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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