Evolution

Evolution

The Human Story

Book - 2018
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This unrivaled illustrated guide to human evolution brings you face-to-face with your ancient ancestors. Traveling back in time almost eight million years, the book charts the development of our species, Homo sapiens, from tree-dwelling primates to modern humans. Evolution investigates each of our ancestors in detail and in context, from the anatomy of their bones to the environment they lived in. Key fossil finds are showcased on double-page feature spreads. Detailed maps show where each species has been found and plot the gradual spread of humans around the world. The book has been fully updated to include the latest discoveries and research--including the newly discovered species Homo naledi--and presents the latest thinking on some of the most captivating questions in science, such as whether modern humans and Neanderthals interacted with each other. Written and authenticated by a team of acknowledged experts and illustrated by renowned Dutch paleoartists the Kennis brothers, Evolution presents the story of our species with unique richness, authority, and detail.
Publisher: New York : DK Publishing, 2018
Edition: Revised second edition
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781465474018
1465474013
Characteristics: 256 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Roberts, Alice M.
Alternative Title: Human story

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