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The Resource Close encounters with humankind : a paleoanthropologist investigates our evolving species, Sang-Hee Lee with Shin-Young Yoon

Close encounters with humankind : a paleoanthropologist investigates our evolving species, Sang-Hee Lee with Shin-Young Yoon

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Close encounters with humankind : a paleoanthropologist investigates our evolving species
Title
Close encounters with humankind
Title remainder
a paleoanthropologist investigates our evolving species
Statement of responsibility
Sang-Hee Lee with Shin-Young Yoon
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
KYC
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Lee, Sang-Hee
Dewey number
569.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Yoon, Shin-Young
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  • Human evolution
  • Paleoanthropology
  • Fossil hominids
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Close encounters with humankind : a paleoanthropologist investigates our evolving species, Sang-Hee Lee with Shin-Young Yoon
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-286) and index
Contents
Introduction: Let's take a journey together -- Are we cannibals? -- The birth of fatherhood -- Who were the first hominin ancestors? -- Big-brained babies give moms big grief -- Meat lovers R us -- Got milk? -- A gene for Snow White -- Granny is an artist -- Did farming bring prosperity? -- Peking man and the Yakuza -- Asia challenges Africa's stronghold on the birthplace of humanity -- Cooperation connects you and me -- King Kong -- Breaking back -- In search of the most humanlike face -- Our changing brains -- You are a Neanderthal! -- The molecular clock does not keep time -- Denisovians: the Asian Neanderthals? -- Hobbits -- Seven billion humans, one single race? -- Are humans still evolving? -- Epilogue: Precious humanity -- Epilogue 2: An invitation to an unfamiliar world of paleoanthropology
Control code
on1021064087
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780393634822
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Close encounters with humankind : a paleoanthropologist investigates our evolving species, Sang-Hee Lee with Shin-Young Yoon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-286) and index
Contents
Introduction: Let's take a journey together -- Are we cannibals? -- The birth of fatherhood -- Who were the first hominin ancestors? -- Big-brained babies give moms big grief -- Meat lovers R us -- Got milk? -- A gene for Snow White -- Granny is an artist -- Did farming bring prosperity? -- Peking man and the Yakuza -- Asia challenges Africa's stronghold on the birthplace of humanity -- Cooperation connects you and me -- King Kong -- Breaking back -- In search of the most humanlike face -- Our changing brains -- You are a Neanderthal! -- The molecular clock does not keep time -- Denisovians: the Asian Neanderthals? -- Hobbits -- Seven billion humans, one single race? -- Are humans still evolving? -- Epilogue: Precious humanity -- Epilogue 2: An invitation to an unfamiliar world of paleoanthropology
Control code
on1021064087
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780393634822
Other physical details
illustrations

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