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Early man books

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The Real Planet of the Apes A New Story of Human Origins by David R. Begun The Real Planet of the Apes A New Story of Human Origins

Was Darwin wrong when he traced our origins to Africa? The Real Planet of the Apes makes the explosive claim that it was in Europe, not Africa, where apes evolved the most important hallmarks of our human lineage--such as dexterous...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2015

Neanderthals Rediscovered How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story by Dimitra Papagianni, Michael A. Morse Neanderthals Rediscovered How Modern Science is Rewriting Their Story
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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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/09/2015

Shaping Humanity How Science, Art, and Imagination Help Us Understand Our Origins by John Gurche Shaping Humanity How Science, Art, and Imagination Help Us Understand Our Origins

How an artist draws on fossil discoveries and forensic techniques to create transfixing reconstructions of long-lost human ancestors What did earlier humans really look like? What was life like for them, millions of years ago? How do we know? In...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/08/2015

Thin on the Ground Neandertal Biology, Archeology and Ecology by Steven E. Churchill Thin on the Ground Neandertal Biology, Archeology and Ecology


Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2014

High Resolution Archaeology and Neanderthal Behavior Time and Space in Level J of Abric Romani (Capellades, Spain) by Eudald Carbonell I. Roura High Resolution Archaeology and Neanderthal Behavior Time and Space in Level J of Abric Romani (Capellades, Spain)

This book offers insights on Neanderthal behavior using data recovered in level J of the Romani rockshelter in northeastern Spain. The sediment layers here show high temporal resolution, making it easier to interprete archaeological data in behavioral terms.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/04/2014

Lucy to Language The Benchmark Papers by Robin Ian MacDonald Dunbar Lucy to Language The Benchmark Papers

This volume readdresses the past contribution from archaeology towards the study of evolutionary issues, and ties evolutionary psychology into the extensive historical data from the past, allowing us to escape the confined timeframe of the comparatively recent human mind and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/02/2014

First Migrants Ancient Migration in Global Perspective by Peter Bellwood First Migrants Ancient Migration in Global Perspective

The first publication to outline the complex global story of human migration and dispersal throughout the whole of human prehistory. Utilizing archaeological, linguistic and biological evidence, Peter Bellwood traces the journeys of the earliest hunter-gatherer and agriculturalist migrants as critical...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2013

First Migrants Ancient Migration in Global Perspective by Peter Bellwood First Migrants Ancient Migration in Global Perspective

The first publication to outline the complex global story of human migration and dispersal throughout the whole of human prehistory. Utilizing archaeological, linguistic and biological evidence, Peter Bellwood traces the journeys of the earliest hunter-gatherer and agriculturalist migrants as critical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2013

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The Paleobiology of Australopithecus by Kaye E. Reed The Paleobiology of Australopithecus

This book synthesizes information on the genus Australopithecus. It discusses alpha taxonomy, adaptive radiations, adaptations, phylogeny, biogeography, and paleoecology of the various species.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/03/2013

The Paleobiology of Australopithecus by Kaye E. Reed The Paleobiology of Australopithecus

This book synthesizes information on the genus Australopithecus. It discusses alpha taxonomy, adaptive radiations, adaptations, phylogeny, biogeography, and paleoecology of the various species.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/02/2013

A Companion to Paleoanthropology by David R. Begun A Companion to Paleoanthropology

A Companion to Paleoanthropology presents a compendium of readings from leading scholars in the field that define our current knowledge of the major discoveries and developments in human origins and human evolution, tracing the fossil record from primate and hominid...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2013

From Primitives to Primates A History of Ethnographic and Primatological Analogies in the Study of Prehistory by David Van Reybrouck From Primitives to Primates A History of Ethnographic and Primatological Analogies in the Study of Prehistory


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2013

Born in Africa The Quest for the Origins of Human Life by Martin Meredith Born in Africa The Quest for the Origins of Human Life

From the author of The State of Africa: a dramatic account of the exploits of scientists striving to uncover the mysteries of human origins.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2012

High Resolution Archaeology and Neanderthal Behavior Time and Space in Level J of Abric Romani (Capellades, Spain) by Eudald Carbonell I. Roura High Resolution Archaeology and Neanderthal Behavior Time and Space in Level J of Abric Romani (Capellades, Spain)

This book offers insights on Neanderthal behavior using data recovered in level J of the Romani rockshelter in northeastern Spain. The sediment layers here show high temporal resolution, making it easier to interprete archaeological data in behavioral terms.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/03/2012

Prehistoric Man by W. L. H. Duckworth Prehistoric Man

This 1912 volume by W. L. H. Duckworth contains an account of the earliest phases in the development of humanity.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2012

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