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The Peking Man Site, China

Author: Infobase,; Global Screen (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Global Screen, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [1997] ©1997 2017.
Series: Treasures of the World: Eastern and Southeastern Asia.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Publication:Films on Demand.
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Scientific work at the site 26 miles southwest of Beijing is still underway. So far, it has led to the discovery of the remains of Sinanthropus pekinensis, who lived in the middle Pleistocene era, along with various objects, and the remains of Homo sapiens sapiens, dating as far back as 18,000 to 11,000 B.C. The site is not only an exceptional reminder of the human societies of the Asian continent very long ago, but  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; Global Screen (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1031086080
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by Global Screen, 1997.
Title from distributor's description
Target Audience: 9 - 12
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (13 min., 24 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: The Peking Man Site, China (13:24);
Series Title: Treasures of the World: Eastern and Southeastern Asia.
Responsibility: Global Screen.
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Scientific work at the site 26 miles southwest of Beijing is still underway. So far, it has led to the discovery of the remains of Sinanthropus pekinensis, who lived in the middle Pleistocene era, along with various objects, and the remains of Homo sapiens sapiens, dating as far back as 18,000 to 11,000 B.C. The site is not only an exceptional reminder of the human societies of the Asian continent very long ago, but also illustrates the process of evolution.

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