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Title Evolution : the human story / Dr. Alice Roberts [editor-in-chief] ; [foreword, Alice Roberts] ; [model reconstructions by paleoartists Adrie Kennis and Alfons Kennis].

Publication Info. New York : DK Publishing, 2018.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 River Valley DL Adult Non-Fiction - RVLG-7  576.8 EVOLU    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  576.8 EVO    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Southwest Branch Adult Non-Fiction - RISG-8  576.8 EVO    AVAILABLE
Edition Second [American] edition, Revised edition / revisions by Dr. Fiona Coward.
Description 256 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
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still image sti rdacontent
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Note First American edition published in 2011.
Includes glossary and index.
Contents Understanding our past / author, Professor Michael J. Benton ; consultants, Dr. Fiona Coward, Professor Paul O'Higgins. Back in time ; The geological record ; What are fossils? ; Finding our ancestors ; Archaeological science ; Piecing it together ; Bringing bones to life ; Reconstruction ; Interpreting behavior -- Primates / author, Professor Colin Groves ; consultant, Professor Eric J. Sargis. Evolution ; Classification ; The first primates ; New World monkeys ; Early apes and Old World monkeys ; Modern apes ; Apes and humans -- Hominins / author, Dr. Kate-Robson-Brown, with contributions by Fiona Coward ; consultant, Professor Katerina Harvati. Human evolution ; Family tree ; Sahelanthropus tchadensis ; Orrorin tugenensis, Ardipithecus kadabba ; Ardipithecus ramidus ; Australopithecus anamensis ; Australopithecus bahrelghazali, Kenyanthropus platyops ; Australopithecus afarensis ; Australopithecus africanus ; Australopithecus garhi, Paranthropus aethiopicus ; Paranthropus robustus, Australopithecus sediba ; Paranthropus boisei ; Homo habilis ; Homo georgicus ; Homo ergaster ; Homo erectus ; Homo antecessor ; Homo heidelbergensis ; Homo floresiensis ; Homo neanderthalensis ; Homo naledi ; Homo sapiens ; Comparing heads -- Out of Africa / author, Professor Alice Roberts ; consultant, Dr. Stephen Oppenheimer. Human migrations ; Genetics of past migrations ; First hominin migration ; Last of the ancients ; A new species appears ; East along the coast ; The colonization of Europe ; Neanderthals and modern humans in Europe ; North and East Asia ; The New World ; Oceania -- From hunters to farmers / author, Dr. Jane McIntosh ; consultant, Dr. Peter Bogucki. After the ice ; Hunter-gatherers ; Rock art ; From foraging to food production ; Farmers in West and South Asia ; Göbekli Tepe ; Farmers in Africa ; Farmers in East Asia ; Farmers in Europe ; Farmers in the Americas ; Getting more from animals ; Craft development ; Metalworking ; Trade ; Religion ; Newgrange ; The first states ; Mesopotamia and the Indus ; Standard of Ur ; Dynastic Egypt ; Shang China ; American civilizations.
Summary "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.
Subject Human evolution.
Human evolution. (OCoLC)fst00963030
Paleoanthropology. (OCoLC)fst01051317
Added Author Roberts, Alice M., editor, author of foreword.
Coward, Fiona Susan, editor.
Kennis, Adrie, illustrator.
Kennis, Alfons, illustrator.
Added Title Human story
ISBN 9781465474018 (hardcover) $30.00
1465474013 (hardcover)

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