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Shaping humanity : how science, art, and imagination help us understand our origins / John Gurche.

Author/Creator:
Gurche, John, author.
Publication:
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 345 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Subjects:
Fossil hominids.
Human beings -- Origin.
Human evolution.
Contents:
Beginnings : Sahelanthropus tchadensis (6 to 7 million years ago)
Walkers and climbers : Australopithecus afarensis (3.6 to 2.9 million years ago)
The impossible discovery : Australopithecus africanus (3.3 to 2. 1 million years ago)
The paradoxical specialist : Paranthropus boisei (2.3. to 1.0 million years ago)
Interlude: Transitional hominins and the origin of Homo
The traveler : Homo erectus (1.8 to 0.1 million years ago)
A symbolic animal : Homo heidelbergensis (0.7 to 0.2 million years ago)
The other : Homo neanderthalensis (0.25 to 0.027 million years ago)
The unlikely survivor : Homo floresiensis (0.095 to 0.017 million years ago)
Linked : Homo sapiens (0.2 million years ago
?)
Endings.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [327]-337) and index.
ISBN:
9780300182026 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0300182023 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
843025781
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