Early Hominids & Human Evolution

The study of human origins: evolution, early hominids, neanderthals, homo sapiens.

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  1. How Compassion Made Us Human

    How Compassion Made Us Human: The Evolutionary Origins of Tenderness, Trust and Morailty [Hardback]

    Penny Spikins (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781781593103
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Our instinct to care about other people, whether they are close family or strangers, can seem unimportant in today's competitive societies. However, in this volume Penny Spikins argues that compassion lies at the heart of what makes us human. She ... .... Learn More
  2. The Upright Thinkers

    The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos [Hardback]

    Leonard Mlodinow (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780307908230
    Published by : Pantheon Books
    Leonard Mlodinow guides us through the critical eras and events in the development of science, all of which, he demonstrates, were propelled forward by humankind's collective struggle to know. From the birth of reasoning and culture to the formati... .... Learn More
  3. The Improbable Primate

    The Improbable Primate: How Water Shaped Human Evolution [Hardback]

    Clive Finlayson (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199658794
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    In this fresh and provocative view of a seven-million-year evolutionary journey, Finlayson demonstrates the radical implications for the interpretation of fossils and technologies and shows that understanding humans within an ecological context pr... .... Learn More
  4. Linguistics and Evolution

    Linguistics and Evolution: A Developmental Approach [Paperback]

    Julie Tetel Andresen (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781107650114
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Evolutionary linguistics - an approach to language study that takes into account our origins and development as a species - has rapidly developed in recent years. Informed by the latest findings in evolutionary theory, this book sets language with... .... Learn More
  5. Quaternary History and Palaeolithic Archaeology in the Axe Valley at Broom, South West England

    Quaternary History and Palaeolithic Archaeology in the Axe Valley at Broom, South West England [Hardback]

    C. P. Green (Editor); Robert Hosfield (Editor)


    ISBN: 9781842175200
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This investigation of the Lower Palaeolithic site at Broom, Devon, highlights the huge potential of old sites and the importance of the archaeological and geological legacy resulting from more than 150 years of field investigations. The site, whic... .... Learn More
  6. Human Social Evolution

    Human Social Evolution: The Foundational Works of Richard D. Alexander [Hardback]

    Kyle Summers (Editor); Bernard J. Crespi (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9780199791750
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Richard D. Alexander is an accomplished entomologist who turned his attention to solving some of the most perplexing problems associated with the evolution of human social systems. Using impeccable Darwinian logic and elaborating, extending and ad... .... Learn More
  7. Rough and Tumble

    Rough and Tumble: Aggression, Hunting and Human Evolution [Hardback]

    Travis R. Pickering (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780520274006
    Published by : University of California Press
    Travis Rayne Pickering argues that the advent of ambush hunting approximately two million years ago marked a milestone in human evolution, one that established the social dynamic that allowed our ancestors to expand their range an... .... Learn More
  8. From Primitives to Primates

    From Primitives to Primates [Paperback]

    David Van Reybrouck (Author)


    ISBN: 9789088900952
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Where do our images about early hominids come from? In this fascinating in-depth study, David Van Reybrouck demonstrates how input from ethnography and primatology has deeply influenced our visions about the past from the 19th cen... .... Learn More
  9. Pterosaurs

    Pterosaurs [Paperback]

    Andre J. Veldmeijer (Author); Mark Witton (Author); Ilja Nieuwland (Author)


    ISBN: 9789088900938
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Pterosaurs or flying reptiles were the first vertebrates to evolve flight. These distant relatives of modern reptiles and dinosaurs lived from the Late Triassic (over 200 million years ago) to the end of the Cretaceous (about 65 m... .... Learn More
  10. Born in Africa

    Born in Africa: The Quest for the Origins of Human Life [Paperback]

    Martin Meredith (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781847392763
    Published by : Simon & Schuster Ltd
    A popular account of the search for human origins and of scientific work in Africa stretching back 100 years. The book follows the course of the discoveries, as well as the rivalries and controversies that have accompanied them, f... .... Learn More

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