Human Origins

Geisteswissenschaften / Paläoanthropologie / Origins of Man

Leakey, Richard E.

Signatur: A600-B120-D001-A001
Autor: Leakey, Richard E.
Buchart: Hardcover
Verlag: Lodestar Books, New York (Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika)
Veröffentlichung: 1982
Sprache: Englisch
Seiten: 87
Format: Lex. 8°
Größe (HxBXT): 28,5 x 21,5 cm x 1,2 cm
ISBN 10: 0-525-66784-9
Human Origins
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1. Special animals called humans; 2. The secret of the rocks; 3. In the beginning; 4. The man-apes in Africa; 5. The earliest people; 6. The big-game hunter; 7. The people go north; 8. Neandertal Man; 9. The first artists; 10. The hunter settles down

1. Further reading; 2. Glossary; 3. Illustration acknowledgments; 4. Index

Description of archaelogist's work tracing the origins of human mankind

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"What were our human and prehuman ancestors like = How did the ylive? How did they evolve? What can they tell us about ourselves and our future? In this first book for young adults, Richard E. Leakey, the bestselling author of THE MAKING OF MANKIND AND ORIGINS, examines therese facinating questions. He tells the story of our species from its beginning milliuons of years ago, bringing to life the dry, dusty fossils that hold the clues to our past. [...]"