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Dawn of Human Culture

ISBN-10: 0471252522

ISBN-13: 9780471252528

Edition: 2002

Authors: Richard G. Klein, Blake Edgar

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Richard Klein re-examines archaeological evidence and brings in new discoveries in the study of the human brain to show that the rapid evolution of new skills in early man was the result of a neurological change that allowed more sophisticated thought.
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/1/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Donald Johanson has explored the Great Rift Valley of East Africa for more than two decades, seeking clues to our ultimate origins. One of the most lively and controversial scientists working today, he is the author of five previous books, the host of the three-part Nova series In Search of Human Origins, and continues to lecture regularly. Known worldwide for his discovery of the Lucy skeleton, he is founder and president of the Institute of Human Origins in Berkeley, California, where he resides.

Preface
Dawn at Twilight Cave
Bipedal Apes
The World's Oldest Whodunit
The First True Humans
Humanity Branches Out
Neanderthals Out on a Limb
Body Before Behavior
Nurture or Nature Before the Dawn?
Placing Ancient Sites in Time
Selected Further Reading
Index