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Masters of the planet : the search for our human origins /

"When homo sapiens made their entrance 100,000 years ago they were confronted by a wide range of other early humans--homo erectus, who walked better and used fire; homo habilis who used tools; and of course the Neanderthals, who were brawny and strong. But shortly after their arrival, something... Full description

Main Author: Tattersall, Ian.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
Edition: 1st ed.
Contents: Ancient origins -- The rise of the bipedal apes -- Early hominid lifestyles and the interior world -- Australopith variety -- Striding out -- Life on the savanna -- Out of Africa- and back -- The first cosmopolitan hominid -- Ice ages and early Europeans -- Who were the Neanderthals? -- Archaic and modern -- Enigmatic arrival -- The origin of symbolic behavior -- In the beginning was the word.
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