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Ancient Bones: Unearthing the astonishing new story of how we became human

Ancient Bones: Unearthing the astonishing new story of how we became human (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Bohme, Madelaine
By Braun, Rudiger
By Breier, Florian

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A leading paleontologist discovers the missing link in human evolution. Somewhere west of Munich, Madelaine B hme and her colleagues dig for clues to the origins of humankind. What they discover is beyond anything they imagined- the fossilised bones of Danuvius guggenmosi ignite ...a global media frenzy. This ancient ancestor defies our knowledge of human history - his nearly twelve-million-year-old bones were not located in Africa - the so-called birthplace of humanity - but in Europe, and his features suggest we evolved much differently than scientists once believed. In prose that reads like a gripping detective novel, Ancient Bones interweaves the story of the dig that changed everything with the fascinating answer to a previously undecided and now pressing question- How, exactly, did we become human? Placing B hme's discovery alongside former theories of human evolution, the authors show how this remarkable find (and others in Eurasia) are forcing us to rethink the story we've been told about how we came to be, a story that has been our guiding narrative - until now
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ISBN 9781922310347
Published AU 29 Sep 2020
Publisher Scribe Publications
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781922310347
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Scribe Publications
Imprint Scribe Publications
Published 29 Sep 2020
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Bohme, Madelaine
By Braun, Rudiger
By Breier, Florian
Category World History: BCE To C 500 CE
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Evolution
Geographical Discovery & Exploration
Australian
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 155mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 31mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 492g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Popular Science
ONIX Text General/trade

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