Journals Higher Education

£7.99

Paperback

Published: 03 November 2005

144 Pages | tables and line drawings

174x111mm

ISBN: 9780192803603


Also Available As:

Ebook


Also Available In:


Request Inspection Copy


Bookseller Code (TE)

Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction

Bernard Wood

Very Short Introductions

  • The most up-to-date introduction to the subject available, includes Homo floresiensis (nick-named 'the Hobbit')
  • Explains where modern humans fit in the Tree of Life
  • Connects the fossil evidence with the genetic evidence
  • Wood provides an 'insiders view' of paleoanthropology, explaining how fossils are found, analyzed, and why they are interpreted in different ways
  • Includes lively sketches of the characters, past and present, in human evolution research
  • Explains the functions of geochronology and paleoclimatology
Share: