Origins Reconsidered: In Search of What Makes Us Human

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A reassessment of human prehistory recounts the fossil hunting that led to the landmark discoveries at Lake Turkana and employs ideas from philosophy, anthropology, molecular biology, and linguistics to explore how humans acquired consciousness. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. Tour.

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Richard Leakey's personal account of his fossil hunting and landmark discoveries at Lake Turkana, his reassessment of human prehistory based on new evidence and analytic techniques, and his profound pondering of how we became "human" and what being "human" really means.

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Richard Leakey is the world's most famous paleoanthropologist. He lives in Kenya, where he is currently in charge of that country's conservation programme. Roger Lewin is a prizewinning science writer.

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