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Fairweather Eden : life half a million years ago as revealed by the excavations at Boxgrove

Author: Michael W Pitts; Mark Roberts
Publisher: New York : Fromm International, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Fromm International paperbackView all editions and formats
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In 1993 archaeologist Mark Roberts and his team found a human shinbone which turned out to be 500,000 years old -- and thus marked the discovery of Europe's oldest known man. This is the story, through the eyes of those involved, of over ten years of archeological excavations at Boxgrove in Sussex, England, the world's best-preserved early human site. It is an extraordinary tale of vision, determination, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael W Pitts; Mark Roberts
ISBN: 0880642475 9780880642477
OCLC Number: 50386113
Notes: "Originally published in Britain by Century Books Limited, London, 1997"--Title page verso.
Description: 356 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Michael Pitts & Mark Roberts.

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In 1993 archaeologist Mark Roberts and his team found a human shinbone which turned out to be 500,000 years old -- and thus marked the discovery of Europe's oldest known man. This is the story, through the eyes of those involved, of over ten years of archeological excavations at Boxgrove in Sussex, England, the world's best-preserved early human site. It is an extraordinary tale of vision, determination, and ultimate triumph.

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