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Human origins : what bones and genomes tell us about ourselves

Author: Rob DeSalle; Ian Tattersall
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2008.
Series: Texas A & M University anthropology series, no. 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes how mapping the human genome has aided paleoanthropologists in their study of ancient bones used to explore human origins, from the earliest humans--bipedal apes--up to Martin Pickford's Millennium Man.
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DeSalle, Rob.
Human origins.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)608828810
Online version:
DeSalle, Rob.
Human origins.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)609208575
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rob DeSalle; Ian Tattersall
ISBN: 9781585445677 1585445673
OCLC Number: 144520427
Notes: "A Peter N. Nèvraumont book."
"Designed as a companion book to complement the American Museum of Natural History's exhibit, the Anne and Bernard Spitzer Hall of Human Origins"--Page 8.
Description: 216 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm.
Contents: 1. Thinking about our origins --
2. Paleoanthropology --
3. What's in a genome? --
4. Evolution and human origins --
5. The place of Homo sapiens in the tree of life --
6. The human evolution story --
7. Luck and hard work --
8. The brain : the key --
9. The importance of language --
Epilogue. One in a billion.
Series Title: Texas A & M University anthropology series, no. 13.
Responsibility: Rob DeSalle & Ian Tattersall.

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Shows how research into the human genome confirms what fossil bones have told us about human origins. This integration of the fossil and genomic records provides an understanding possible of  Read more...

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