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Origins Reconsidered By Roger Lewin

Origins Reconsidered
by Roger Lewin

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Leakey and Lewin's classic book about human origins and evolutions, beautifully repackaged as an Abacus science great
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Origins Reconsidered Summary


Origins Reconsidered: In Search of What Makes Us Human by Roger Lewin

Richard Leakey questions the widely accepted idea of a 2 million-year-old ancestry of hunters and gatherers - the men hunting, the women raising children - that is the basis of modern man's nuclear family, and asks why the first signs of humanity occurred a mere 15,000 years ago in the cave paintings of Lascaux. What was going on in the minds of men before that first recorded expression of art and humanity occurred? Richard Leakey also wrote People of the Lake and The Making of Mankind . Roger Lewin is also the author of the prize-winning Bones of Contention.

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Origins Reconsidered Reviews


An epic tale * SUNDAY TELEGRAPH *
Fascinating * DAILY TELEGRAPH *
Anyone with curiosity will find a reason to read Origins Reconsidered: it is a superb account of the state of knowledge concerning the evolution of our species . . .Richard Leakey sees the wood and not just the trees * NEW SCIENTIST *

About Roger Lewin


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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GOR000871929
Origins Reconsidered: In Search of What Makes Us Human by Roger Lewin
Roger Lewin
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
1993-10-14
400
0349103453
9780349103457
N/A
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