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The fossil chronicles : how two controversial discoveries changed our view of human evolution /

Two discoveries of early human relatives, one in 1924 and one in 2003, radically changed scientific thinking about our origins. Dean Falk, a pioneer in the field of human brain evolution, offers this fast-paced insiders account of these discoveries, the behind-the-scenes politics embroiling the scie...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Falk, Dean.
Format: Online Book
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Of paleopolitics and missing links
  • Taung : a fossil to rival Piltdown
  • Taung's checkered past
  • Sulcal skirmishes
  • Once upon a hobbit
  • Flo's little brain
  • Sick hobbits, quarrelsome scientists
  • Whence Homo floresiensis?
  • Bones to pick.