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By John H. Relethford

ISBN-10: 0470673915

ISBN-13: 9780470673911

ISBN-10: 0470673923

ISBN-13: 9780470673928

50 nice Myths of Human Evolution makes use of universal misconceptions to discover uncomplicated conception and study in human evolution and increase severe pondering abilities for lay readers and students.

  • Examines intriguing—yet greatly misunderstood—topics, from normal rules approximately evolution and human origins to the evolution of recent people and up to date tendencies within the field
  • Describes what fossils, archaeology, and genetics can let us know approximately human origins
  • Demonstrates the ways that technology adapts and alterations over the years to include new proof and higher explanations
  • Includes myths equivalent to “Humans lived even as dinosaurs;” “Lucy was once so small simply because she used to be a child;” “Our ancestors have consistently made fire;” and “There is a robust courting among mind dimension and intelligence”
  • Comprised of stand-alone essays which are excellent for informal studying, in addition to footnotes and references that permit readers to delve extra deeply into topics

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