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Seven skeletons : the evolution of the world's most famous human fossils, Lydia Pyne

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Seven skeletons : the evolution of the world's most famous human fossils
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Seven skeletons : the evolution of the world's most famous human fossils
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Lydia Pyne
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eng
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"A science historian describes seven famous ancestral fossils that have become known around the world, including the three-foot tall "hobbit" from Flores, the Neanderthal of La Chapelle, the Taung Child, the Piltdown Man hoax, Peking Man, Australopithecus sediba and Lucy."--NoveList
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Title
Seven skeletons
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Summary
A science historian describes seven famous ancestral fossils that have become known around the world, including the three-foot tall “hobbit” from Flores, the Neanderthal of La Chapelle, the Taung Child, the Piltdown Man hoax, Peking Man, Australopithecus sediba and Lucy
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Story line
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10521898
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
569.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN282
LC item number
.P96 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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Seven skeletons : the evolution of the world's most famous human fossils, Lydia Pyne
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: famous fossils, hidden histories -- The old man of La Chapelle: the patriarch of paleo -- Piltdown: a name without a fossil -- The Taung child: the rise of a folk hero -- Peking Man: a curious case of paleo-noir -- The ascension of an icon: Lucy in the sky -- The precious: Flo's life as a hobbit -- Sediba: TBD (to be determined) -- Afterword: O fortuna!: a bit of luck, a bit of skill
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
276 pages
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9780525429852
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(hc)
Lccn
2016008398
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illustrations, map

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