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The Man Who Found the Missing Link: The Extraordinary Life of Eugene Dubois

Biography / Memoir

By: Pat Shipman

580 pages, B/w photos, figs

Phoenix Publishers

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #123276 | ISBN: 0753813416
Out of Print Details
Hardback | Dec 2000 | #105591 | ISBN: 0297842900
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NHBS Price: £24.99 $31/€29 approx

About this book

Tells the story of the man whose discovery of the `missing link' dramatically transformed the understanding of human origins. Dubois pulled off one of the most amazing scientific coups when he travelled to Java in 1891 and discovered the fossil known as homo erectus. Using Dubois' personal letters, diaries and photographs, Shipman reconstructs a life of betrayal, cruelty, and love that orbited around his precious fossils.


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