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The Resource The last human : a guide to twenty-two species of extinct humans, created by G.J. Sawyer and Viktor Deak ; text by Esteban Sarmiento, G.J. Sawyer, Richard Milner ; with contributions by Donald C. Johanson, Maeve Leakey and Ian Tattersall

The last human : a guide to twenty-two species of extinct humans, created by G.J. Sawyer and Viktor Deak ; text by Esteban Sarmiento, G.J. Sawyer, Richard Milner ; with contributions by Donald C. Johanson, Maeve Leakey and Ian Tattersall

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The last human : a guide to twenty-two species of extinct humans
Title
The last human
Title remainder
a guide to twenty-two species of extinct humans
Statement of responsibility
created by G.J. Sawyer and Viktor Deak ; text by Esteban Sarmiento, G.J. Sawyer, Richard Milner ; with contributions by Donald C. Johanson, Maeve Leakey and Ian Tattersall
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sarmiento, Esteban E
Dewey number
569.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sawyer, G. J.
  • Milner, Richard
  • Deak, Viktor
  • Tattersall, Ian
  • Studio V
  • American Museum of Natural History
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fossil hominids
  • Human evolution
  • Paleoanthropology
  • Human beings
Label
The last human : a guide to twenty-two species of extinct humans, created by G.J. Sawyer and Viktor Deak ; text by Esteban Sarmiento, G.J. Sawyer, Richard Milner ; with contributions by Donald C. Johanson, Maeve Leakey and Ian Tattersall
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Peter N. Nevraumont book."
  • Reconstructions of fossil hominids on display in the American Museum of Natural History's Spitzer Hall of Human Origins
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Donald C. Johanson -- We were not alone. Introduction / by Ian Tattersall -- The earliest African hominids. Morning encounters. Sahelanthropus tchadensis. Orrorin tuganensis. Ardipithecus ramidus and kadabba -- Omo, Lake Turkana, and Awash basins and the appearance of the human lineage. A much welcomed visit : Australopithecus anamensis. We are family : Kenyanthropus platyops. The first nomad? Australopithecus afarensis. Dispatching a mortal enemy : Paranthropus aethiopicus. The first tool-using scavenger? Australopithecus garhi -- The South African fossil caves sites. The animal trap : Australopithecus africanus. To live and die on the high veldt : Paranthropus robustus/crassidens -- Back to the East African Great Rift Valley and the appearance of Homo. A two leg advantage : Homo rudolfensis. The luck of the Pygmy : Homo habilis. In the shadow of man : Paranthropus boisei. When opportunity knocks : Homo ergaster -- From Africa to Asia? A handful of know-how : Homo georgicus. Eve without Adam : Homo erectus. A winter night's desperation : Homo pekinensis. An island sunset for the little people : Homo floresiensis -- Africa, Europe, and then the world. The ultimate competitor : Homo antecessor. How to grow a sugarplum tree : Homo rhodesiensis. Greed and equality : Homo heidelbergensis. Hunters and hunted : Homo neanderthalensis -- Then there was one. Homo sapiens -- Afterword / by Maeve Leakey -- Appendix 1. The search for faces of the past / by G.J. Sawyer and Viktor Deak -- Appendix 2. Portraits of prehistory : imaging our ancestors / by Richard Milner
Control code
1057246
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780300100471
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1057246
  • (OCoLC)71164001
Label
The last human : a guide to twenty-two species of extinct humans, created by G.J. Sawyer and Viktor Deak ; text by Esteban Sarmiento, G.J. Sawyer, Richard Milner ; with contributions by Donald C. Johanson, Maeve Leakey and Ian Tattersall
Publication
Note
  • "A Peter N. Nevraumont book."
  • Reconstructions of fossil hominids on display in the American Museum of Natural History's Spitzer Hall of Human Origins
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Donald C. Johanson -- We were not alone. Introduction / by Ian Tattersall -- The earliest African hominids. Morning encounters. Sahelanthropus tchadensis. Orrorin tuganensis. Ardipithecus ramidus and kadabba -- Omo, Lake Turkana, and Awash basins and the appearance of the human lineage. A much welcomed visit : Australopithecus anamensis. We are family : Kenyanthropus platyops. The first nomad? Australopithecus afarensis. Dispatching a mortal enemy : Paranthropus aethiopicus. The first tool-using scavenger? Australopithecus garhi -- The South African fossil caves sites. The animal trap : Australopithecus africanus. To live and die on the high veldt : Paranthropus robustus/crassidens -- Back to the East African Great Rift Valley and the appearance of Homo. A two leg advantage : Homo rudolfensis. The luck of the Pygmy : Homo habilis. In the shadow of man : Paranthropus boisei. When opportunity knocks : Homo ergaster -- From Africa to Asia? A handful of know-how : Homo georgicus. Eve without Adam : Homo erectus. A winter night's desperation : Homo pekinensis. An island sunset for the little people : Homo floresiensis -- Africa, Europe, and then the world. The ultimate competitor : Homo antecessor. How to grow a sugarplum tree : Homo rhodesiensis. Greed and equality : Homo heidelbergensis. Hunters and hunted : Homo neanderthalensis -- Then there was one. Homo sapiens -- Afterword / by Maeve Leakey -- Appendix 1. The search for faces of the past / by G.J. Sawyer and Viktor Deak -- Appendix 2. Portraits of prehistory : imaging our ancestors / by Richard Milner
Control code
1057246
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780300100471
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1057246
  • (OCoLC)71164001

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