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The origin of humankind

Author: Richard E Leakey
Publisher: New York : BasicBooks, ©1994.
Series: Science masters series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book answers the question: What made humans human? Leakey argues that when one of our hominid ancestors acquired the ability to walk upright (called "bipedalism"), the evolution of modern humans became possible, perhaps even inevitable.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leakey, Richard E.
Origin of humankind.
New York : BasicBooks, ©1994
(OCoLC)609600665
Online version:
Leakey, Richard E.
Origin of humankind.
New York : BasicBooks, ©1994
(OCoLC)621430117
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard E Leakey
ISBN: 0465031358 9780465031351 0465053130 9780465053131
OCLC Number: 30739453
Description: xvi, 171 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The first humans --
A crowded family --
A different kind of human --
Man the noble hunter? --
The origin of modern humans --
The language of art --
The art of language --
The origin of mind.
Series Title: Science masters series.
Responsibility: Richard Leakey.
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This text presents Richard Leakey's personal view of the development of Homo Sapiens. He argues that once the first apes walked upright, the evolution of modern humans became possible and perhaps  Read more...

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