Evolution: The Human Story

Author(s): Dr. Alice Roberts


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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  • : 9781405361651
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
  • : August 2011
  • : 301mm X 252mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2011
  • : books

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  • : Dr. Alice Roberts
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : 599.938
  • : 6-12
  • : 256
  • : Illustrations