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Origin of our Species

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Make sense of the latest scientific findings in the field of human evolution with this definitive, accessible guide from human origins expert and Museum scientist, Professor Chris Stringer.

ISBN: 9780141037202

Author: Chris Stringer

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Origin of our Species

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The book sets out to answer all of the crucial questions in the debate about the origins of humans:

  • What distinguishes modern humans from the Neanderthals and other ancient peoples?
  • What marks out the beginnings of humanity in the fossil and archaeological record?
  • How do we accurately date fossils that are beyond the range of radiocarbon dating?
  • Are our origins solely in Africa?
  • Why did ancient humans leave Africa?
  • How do the behavioural traits of modern and ancient humans differ?

352 pages, paperback
Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.8 x 2.2 cm

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