Alice Roberts Evolution the Human Story

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Evolution the Human Story

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Come face to face with our ancestors Travel back 8 million years with "Evolution: The Human Story" and go on a fascinating journey to discover how our species has developed from tree-dwelling primates to modern humans. This is the first time that the story of evolution has been documented in such amazing visual detail thanks to the work of renowned Dutch paleoartists, Kennis and Kennis. Staggeringly realistic CGI and model reconstructions from original fossils bring us face to face with our ancestors portraying them as never before. Plus, Dr Alice Roberts shares her extensive knowledge helping answer all the big questions and more. "Evolution: The Human Story" is packed with all the latest discoveries and profiles every human ancestor to date from Ardipithecus ramidus to Homo neanderthalensis. It is an essential read for anyone fascinated in finding out where we come from.

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Dr Alice Roberts is a qualified doctor, anatomist, osteoarchaeologist, and anthropologist. She teaches at Bristol University and has presented a number of television programmes. Adrie and Alfons Kennis are twin brother paleoartists from the Netherlands who specialise in 3D reconstructions of animals and humans.

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Packed full of information from experts on the topic, this is a great way to discover our origins and how we evolved to be Earth's most successful species. -- Katherine Norris * Daily Express * It is as up to date as a book can be... it's one I'll be keeping handy. -- Dr Henry Gee * BBC Focus Magazine *

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Book Description Dorling Kindersley Ltd, United Kingdom, 2011. Hardback. Condition: New. UK ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book. This unrivalled illustrated guide to human evolution brings you face to face with your ancient ancestors. Travelling back in time almost eight million years, the book charts the development of our species, Homo sapiens, from tree-dwelling primates to modern humans. Evolution investigates each of our ancestors in detail and in context, from the anatomy of their bones to the environment they lived in. Key fossil finds are showcased on double-page feature spreads. Detailed maps show where each species has been found and plot the gradual spread of humans around the world. The book has been fully updated to include the latest discoveries and research - including the newly discovered species Homo naledi - and presents the latest thinking on some of the most captivating questions in science, such as whether modern humans and Neanderthals interacted with each other. Written and authenticated by a team of experts and illustrated by renowned Dutch palaeoartists the Kennis brothers, Evolution presents the story of our species with unique richness, authority, and detail. Seller Inventory # APG9781405361651

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