Description - Human Evolution by Roger Lewin
The 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.
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(275mm x 220mm x 14mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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.