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Java Man: How Two Geologists Changed the History of Human Evolution

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By: Garniss Curtis, Carl Swisher and Roger Lewin

256 pages, Col photos, b/w photos, illus, figs

Little, Brown and Company

Paperback | Mar 2002 | #124516 | ISBN: 0349114730
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Hardback | Dec 2000 | #112880 | ISBN: 0316648604
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&i;Java Man&o; is the scientific narrative of a landmark discovery, involving the fascinating adventure of the Dutch physician Eugene Dubois and his search for early humans in Java in the East Indies a century ago. There he uncovered the first fossils of our immediate ancestor, Homo erectus.


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Biography

* Co-written by Roger Lewin, 1989 winner of the Science Book of the Year (later the Rhone Poulenc) prize for BONES OF CONTENTION.

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