Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 November 2011

350 Pages | 75 color photos

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199276851

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In Search of Human Origins

John Reader

  • The story of the search for human origins, and the science behind the story
  • Focuses on the finds, the personalities, and the rival theories
  • Richly illustrated with the author's own photographs of fossils, discoverers, and locations
  • Draws upon both historic and current research
  • Reader accompanied Richard Leakey on his first fossil-hunting expedition to Lake Turkana in Kenya
  • 70% new material; 5 new chapters
  • Covers 30 years of discoveries since the previous book was published
  • 20 new photographs

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