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Masters of the Planet: The Search for Our Human Origins

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4 out of 5
Based on 356 Ratings and 124 Reviews

Book Description

50,000 years ago - merely a blip in evolutionary time - our Homo sapiens ancestors were competing for existence with several other human species, just as their own precursors had been doing for millions of years. Yet something about our species separated it from the pack, and led to its survival while the rest became extinct. So just what was it that allowed Homo sapiens to become Masters of t... More

Book Information
PublisherPalgrave MacMillan Ltd
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages288
Publication Date03/27/2012
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About Ian Tattersall (Author) : Ian Tattersall is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Published credits of Ian Tattersall include The World from Beginnings to 4000 BCE, Bones, Brains and DNA: The Human Geno... more
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1/4/2012 Peni Griffin said: I needed an update on the state of the science of human origins, and here it is. Wow, a lot's been done in the last ten years!
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