Synopses & Reviews
The most basic question of existence--where did Homo sapiens come from?--remains one of the most intriguing. With an emphasis on fascinating new research, this enlightening, authoritative, and easy-to-read book describes more than 2,000 years of thinking on human origins and introduces readers to theories, both religious and scientific in nature. 188 illustrations, 131 in color.
Table of Contents
Antediluvian people -- Humans: naked apes or little gods? -- Our ancestors' ancestors -- From the Taung child to Lucy -- The long march of Homo Erectus -- From Neanderthal to Lascaux -- Documents.