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The origins of humankind

Author: Stephen Tomkins
Publisher: Cambridge, England : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Series: Social biology topics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A concise account of human evolution for advanced school and first year university students, Origins of Humankind covers evolutionary theory, the primates, the human fossil story, the cultural  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Tomkins
ISBN: 0521466768 9780521466769
OCLC Number: 40225635
Description: vi, 136 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The discovery of evolution; 2. Primates: our contemporary cousins; 3. Mechanisms for change; 4. The record of the rocks; 5. Our living record; 6. Thinking about evolution; 7. The apes that stood up; 8. The australopithecines: the man-apes of Africa; 9. Homo habilis: the making of humankind; 10. Homo erectus: tools, hunting and fire; 11. Homo sapiens: the Neanderthals and the African Eve; 12. The Neolithic revolution: the end of prehistory.
Series Title: Social biology topics.
Responsibility: Stephen Tomkins.

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