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The Neanderthals Rediscovered How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story by Dimitra Papagianni, Michael A. Morse
  

The Neanderthals Rediscovered How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story

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In a compelling narrative, this book takes a fresh and engaging look at the whole story of the Neanderthals, setting out all the evidence, redressing the balance and arriving at a fairer assessment of a species that was closely related to us and in so doing addresses what it is to be human.

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The Neanderthals Rediscovered How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story by Dimitra Papagianni, Michael A. Morse

For too long the Neanderthals have been seen as dim-witted evolutionary dead-enders who looked and behaved completely differently from us, but their story has been transformed thanks to new discoveries and advances in scientific techniques. This book takes a look at the whole story of the Neanderthals.

About the Author

Dimitra Papagianni has a PhD in archaeology from the University of Cambridge and was a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Centre for the Archaeology of Human Origins at the University of Southampton. She has taught at the Universities of Southampton, Cambridge, Oxford and Bath.

Michael A. Morse has a PhD in the history of science and is the author of How the Celts Came to Britain.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd September 2015

Author

Dimitra Papagianni, Michael A. Morse

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Publisher

Thames & Hudson Ltd

Format

Paperback
208 pages

Categories

History
Popular Science

Early man
Prehistoric archaeology

ISBN

9780500292044

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