An Illustrated Introduction 5th Revised edition
By (author) Roger Lewin
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Human Evolution by Roger Lewin
Book DescriptionThe brief length and focused coverage of Human Evolution: An Illustrated Introduction have made this best-selling textbook the ideal complement to any biology or anthropology course in which human evolution is taught. The text places human evolution in the context of humans as animals, while also showing the physical context of human evolution, including climate change and the impact of extinctions. Chapter introductions, numerous drawings and photographs, and an essential glossary all add to the accessibility of this text.The fifth edition has been thoroughly updated to include coverage of the latest discoveries and perspectives, including: * New early hominid fossils from Africa and Georgia, and their implications * New archaeological evidence from Africa on the origin of modern humans * Updated coverage of prehistoric art, including new sites * New perspectives on molecular evidence and their implications for human population history. An Instructor manual CD-ROM for this title is available. Please contact our Higher Education team at HigherEducation@wiley.com for more information.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405103787
(275mm x 220mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Roger Lewin
Origins Reconsidered, Paperback (September 2007)
Leakey's personal account of his fossil hunting and landmark discoveries at Lake Turkana, his reassessment of human prehistory based on new evidence and analytic techniques, and his profound pondering of how we became "human" and what being "human" really means. 40 photos.
Principles of Human Evolution, Paperback (December 2003)
* New author, Robert Foley - leading figure in Human Evolutionary Studies - joins the writing team. * Dedicated website - www. blackwellpublishing. com/lewin - provides study resources and artwork downloadable for Powerpoint presentations.
Bones of Contention, Hardback (August 1997)
A behind-the-scenes look at the search for human origins, analyzing how the biases and preconceptions of paleoanthropologists shape their work. The stories of the Taung Child and Neanderthal Man provide the background to the modern search for an exploration of how and where humans evolved.
Kanzi, Paperback (September 1996)» View all books by Roger Lewin
"Kanzi offers any number of crucial insights into the workings of the mind.
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Author Biography - Roger Lewin
Roger Lewin is an Associate of the Peabody Museum at Harvard University. He is the author of several books on human-origin research, three of which he co-authored with world-famous anthropologist Richard Leakey, as well as the author of the prize-winning Bones of Contention.
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