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The world from beginnings to 4000 BCE / Ian Tattersall.

  • Tattersall, Ian
Date
2008
  • Books

About this work

Description

In this lively and readable introduction, renowned anthropologist Ian Tattersall thoroughly examines both fossil and archaeological records to trace human evolution from the earliest beginnings of our zoological family, Hominidae, through the appearance of Homo sapiens to the Agrictultureal Revolution.

Publication/Creation

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

Physical description

ix, 143 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-132) and index.

Contents

Evolutionary processes -- Fossils and ancient artifacts -- On their own two feet -- Emergence of the genus homo -- Getting brainier -- Modern human origins -- Settled life.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    AOS /TAT
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780195333152
  • 0195333152
  • 9780195167122
  • 0195167120