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Complete World of Human Evolution

The Complete World of Human Evolution

Compelling and authoritative, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in the story of human origins

ISBN: 9780500288986

Author: Chris Stringer and Peter Andrews

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The Complete World of Human Evolution

£ 14.95


From the origins and development of apes and humans to the eventual domination of our own species, Homo sapiens. This up-to-the-minute account of human evolution spans 20 million years of history.

Written by two of the world’s foremost scientists in the field, every aspect of the study of ape and human evolution is explored in three accessible sections.

Lavishly illustrated with photographs, diagrams and specially commissioned reconstructions, this compelling and authoritative book is essential reading for anyone interested in the story of human origins.

Chris Stringer is Research Leader of Human Origins at the Natural History Museum.


‘By far the best illustrated introduction for the general reader to that 20-million-year-long tale … clearly and accurately told’ New Scientist

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Paperback, 240 pages, 19.3 x 1.8 x 25.4 cm
Published by Thames and Hudson in collaboration with the Natural History Museum

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