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Tamed Ten Species that Changed our World

by Dr. Alice Roberts

eBooks of the Month Popular Science

Tamed Ten Species that Changed our World Synopsis

For hundreds of thousands of years, our ancestors depended on wild plants and animals for survival. They were hunter-gatherers, consummate foraging experts, taking the world as they found it. Then a revolution occurred - our ancestors' interaction with other species changed. They began to tame them. The human population boomed; civilisation began.

Tamed Ten Species that Changed our World Press Reviews

Every time you bite into an apple, or pat a dog, or break bread, you are in Alice Robert's wondrous epic tale of our place in crafting the modern world. A landmark in the story of us.'   Adam Rutherford

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ISBN: 9781786330611
Publication date: 19/10/2017
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9781786330611
Publication date: 19th October 2017
Author: Dr. Alice Roberts
Format: Hardback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Popular Science,

About Dr. Alice Roberts

Alice Roberts is an anatomist and anthropologist, television presenter, author and Professor of Public Engagement with Science at the University of Birmingham. She has presented Digging for Britain, Coast, Horizon and several series about human evolution – including The Incredible Human Journey, Origins of Us and Prehistoric Autopsy – on BBC Two. She has also presented Inside Science on Radio 4, and writes a regular science column for The Observer. Her previous books include Evolution: The Human Story, The Incredible Human Journey and The Complete Human Body and The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being. She lives near Bristol with her husband and ...

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