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The discovery of the hobbit : the scientific breakthrough that changed the face of human history

Author: M J Morwood; Penny Van Oosterzee
Publisher: Milsons Point, N.S.W. : Random House Australia, 2007 [i.e. 2006]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When in October 2004 the prestigious science publication, Nature published the discovery of a 3-foot (1-metre) tall hominid skeleton, the world's press went wild. Hailed as one of the most important scientific discoveries for years, the 'Hobbit', as the adult female came to be known, entered the history books.
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Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M J Morwood; Penny Van Oosterzee
ISBN: 9781741667028 174166702X
OCLC Number: 123232839
Awards: Shortlisted for Queensland Premier's Literary Awards: Science Writer - Department of State Development Award 2007.
Description: 326 pages [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some co.), maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Mike Morwood and Penny van Oosterzee.
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When in October 2004 the prestigious science publication, Nature published the discovery of a 3-foot (1-metre) tall hominid skeleton, the world's press went wild. Hailed as one of the most important scientific discoveries for years, the 'Hobbit', as the adult female came to be known, entered the history books.

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