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

Author: Martin Meredith
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, [2012], ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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A lucid summary of the current scientific thinking on the origins of humanity. . . Meredith manages to assemble a cogent and compelling narrative from the occasionally messy history of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Meredith
ISBN: 9781610391054 1610391055
OCLC Number: 794229289
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: ©2011.
Description: xxiv, 230 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
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.
Responsibility: Martin Meredith.

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Kirkus Reivew, April 15, 2011 "An appealing account of human evolution and the fiercely competitive anthropologists who are unearthing our ancestors' remains and arguing over what they mean... The Read more...

 
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