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Mysteries of mankind

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.); WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); National Geographic Video (Firm)
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic Video ; [Burbank, Calif.] : Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Warner Home Video, ©1992.
Series: National Geographic Society special.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces anthropological research in human evolution, beginning with discoveries in Africa of australopithecine bones, the Leakeys' discoveries in the African Rift Valley and Olduvai Gorge, and Johanson's work in Hadar, Ethiopia. Includes discussion of dating techniques such as laser dating and the search for a common ancestor.
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Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.); WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); National Geographic Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0792208803 9780792208808
OCLC Number: 17885504
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Copyright date on credit frame: 1988; copyright date on container: 1992.
"A National Geographic Society special."
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Photography, Erik Daarstad et al.; editor, John Dabney; narrator, Richard Kiley; music, Scott Harper.
Performer(s): Narrator: Richard Kiley.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: National Geographic Society special.
Responsibility: written and produced by Barbara Jampel ; executive producers, Dennis B. Kane, Thomas Skinner ; produced by the National Geographic Society and WQED Pittsburgh.
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Traces anthropological research in human evolution, beginning with discoveries in Africa of australopithecine bones, the Leakeys' discoveries in the African Rift Valley and Olduvai Gorge, and Johanson's work in Hadar, Ethiopia. Includes discussion of dating techniques such as laser dating and the search for a common ancestor.

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