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Neanderthals rediscovered : how modern science is rewriting their story

Author: Dimitra Papagianni
Publisher: New York, NY : Thames & Hudson, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For too long the Neanderthals have been seen as dim-witted evolutionary dead-enders who looked and behaved completely differently from us, but in recent years their story has been transformed thanks to new discoveries and advances in scientific techniques. In a compelling narrative one that has not previously been told in a way that encompasses the entire dramatic arc from evolution to expansion to extinction this  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dimitra Papagianni
ISBN: 9780500051771 0500051771
OCLC Number: 856581640
Description: 208 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: A long underestimated type of human --
The first Europeans : 1 million to 600,000 years ago --
Defeating the cold : 600,000 to 250,000 years ago --
Meet the Neanderthals : 250,000 to 130,000 years ago --
An end to isolation : 130,000 to 60,000 years ago --
Endgame : 60,000 to 25,000 years ago --
Still with us?
Responsibility: Dimitra Papagianni, Michael A. Morse.

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In the first complete chronological narrative of the species from emergence to extinction . . . archaeologist Dimitra Papagianni and science historian Michael Morse have shaped a gem. Papagianni and Read more...

 
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