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Born in Africa : the quest for the origins of human life

Author: Martin Meredith
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the efforts of anthropologists, archeologists, and other scientists to uncover the many mysteries of human origins.
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Meredith, Martin.
Born in Africa.
New York : PublicAffairs, ©2011
(DLC) 2010043985
(OCoLC)435418538
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Meredith
ISBN: 9781586488383 1586488384
OCLC Number: 723943828
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 230 pages, [32] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: The valley of wild sisal --
Dart's child --
Broom's triumph --
White African --
Dear boy --
Handy man --
Koobi Fora --
Hadar --
Laetoli --
Bones of contention --
Turkana boy --
A dance through time --
New frontiers --
Little foot --
Prototypes --
Pioneers --
Sapiens --
Exodus.
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